salpinx

salpinx

[sal-pingks]
noun, plural salpinges [sal-pin-jeez] . Anatomy.
a trumpet-shaped tube, as a Fallopian or Eustachian tube.

Origin:
1835–45; < Greek: trumpet

salpingian [sal-pin-jee-uhn] , adjective
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salpinx (ˈsælpɪŋks)
 
n , pl salpinges
anatomy Fallopian tube another name for Eustachian tube
 
[C19: from Greek: trumpet]
 
salpingian
 
adj

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salpinx sal·pinx (sāl'pĭngks)
n. pl. sal·pin·ges (sāl-pĭn'jēz)

  1. See fallopian tube.

  2. See eustachian tube.

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