Salpingo meaning

salpiŋgō
Salpingo is defined as relating to the fallopian or eustachian tubes.

An example of salpingo is salpingo-oophorectomy, which is when a fallopian tube and an ovary are removed.

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Salpinx.

Salpingo-oophorectomy.

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Fallopian tube.

Salpingectomy.

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Eustachian tube.

Salpingitis.

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Origin of salpingo

  • ModL < Gr salpingos, gen. of salpinx, a trumpet

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From Greek salpinx salping- trumpet

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition