noun[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the fallopian tubes.
- 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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