Definition of salpingitis in English:


Line breaks: sal¦pin|gitis
Pronunciation: /ˌsalpɪnˈdʒʌɪtɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Inflammation of the fallopian tubes.
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    • Endometritis and salpingitis are thought to be components of pelvic inflammatory disease.
    • Pelvic inflammatory disease comprises a variety of inflammatory disorders of the upper female genital tract, including endometritis, salpingitis, tubo-ovarian abscess, and pelvic peritonitis.
    • He also postulated that C trachomatis was a cause of pelvic inflammatory disease after noting that mothers whose babies had chlamydial ophthalmia neonatorum had symptoms of salpingitis.

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