from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of the fallopian or eustachian tube.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inflammation of a Fallopian tube.
  • noun Inflammation of a Eustachian tube; syringitis.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Inflammation of the salpinx.

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  • noun medicine Inflammation of the Fallopian tube or the Eustachean tube as a result of infection.

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  • noun 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.

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  • 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.

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  • · Infections: Endometritis, salpingitis, pelviperitonitis, septicemia must be prevented by rigorous asepsis, atraumatic procedures and systemic antibiotic therapy.

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  • An inflammation of the Fallopian tube is therefore called salpingitis.

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  • 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.

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  • (A salpingitis has the same effect in causing sterility in the female as has an epididymitis in the male.)

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  • On the other hand, she may have had a severe salpingitis on

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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