salpingostomy

salpingostomy

[sal-ping-gos-tuh-mee]
noun, plural salpingostomies. Surgery.
the formation of an artificial opening into a Fallopian tube.
Also, salpingostomatomy [sal-ping-goh-stuh-mat-uh-mee] .


Origin:
1890–95; salpingo- + -stomy

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salpingostomy sal·pin·gos·to·my (sāl'pĭng-gŏs'tə-mē)
n.
Surgical formation of an opening in a fallopian tube whose fimbriated extremity has been closed as a result of inflammation.

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