Share this entry

Share this page

salpingitis

Syllabification: sal·pin·gi·tis
Pronunciation: /ˌsalpənˈjīdəs
 
/

Definition of salpingitis in English:

noun

Medicine
Inflammation of the fallopian tubes.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Definition of salpingitis in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure