from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inflammation of the fallopian or eustachian tube.
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- n. Inflammation of the Fallopian tube or the Eustachean tube as a result of infection.
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- n. Inflammation of the salpinx.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inflammation of a Fallopian tube.
- n. Inflammation of a Eustachian tube; syringitis.
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- n. inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube
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If the woman, during the course of the gonorrhea, had salpingitis, that is, an inflammation of the Fallopian tubes, then we can never say positively that she is cured; all we can say, at best, is: presumably cured.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a general term for an infection that affects the lining of the uterus (endometrium), the fallopian tubes (salpingitis), and/or ovaries (oophoritis).
It may also lead to salpingitis, an inflammation of the fallopian tubes.
· Infections: Endometritis, salpingitis, pelviperitonitis, septicemia must be prevented by rigorous asepsis, atraumatic procedures and systemic antibiotic therapy.
The conditions which cause sterility in women are many, but the most common cause is a salpingitis or an inflammation of the Fallopian tubes, which may be caused by gonorrhea or any other inflammation.
(A salpingitis has the same effect in causing sterility in the female as has an epididymitis in the male.)
On the other hand, she may have had a severe salpingitis on
An inflammation of the Fallopian tube is therefore called salpingitis.
In women, pelvic inflammatory disease, acute salpingitis or inflammation of the fallopian tube, ectopic pregnancy, ovarian cysts, abscesses and tumors can cause pain in this area.
In poultry, E. coli infections may cause septicemia, chronic respiratory disease, synovitis (inflammation of the joints which can lead to lameness), pericarditis (inflammation of the sac around the heart), and salpingitis