salpingitis

(redirected from gonococcal salpingitis)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.

sal·pin·gi·tis

 (săl′pĭn-jī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the fallopian or eustachian tube.

salpingitis

(ˌsælpɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of a Fallopian tube
[C19: from salpinx + -itis]
salpingitic adj

sal•pin•gi•tis

(ˌsæl pɪnˈdʒaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of a salpinx.
[1860–65]

salpingitis

Inflammation of the Fallopian tubes caused by bacterial infection.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salpingitis - inflammation of a Fallopian tube (usually the result of infection spreading from the vagina or uterus) or of a Eustachian tube
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

sal·pin·gi·tis

n. salpingitis, infl. de las trompas de Falopio.

salpingitis

n salpingitis f
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Pelvic inflammatory diseases are gonococcal salpingitis and post-abortal or puerperal sepsis.
Adhesions and fibrosis secondary to infectious processes such as gonococcal salpingitis, tubo-ovarian abscess, a ruptured diverticulum, infected pelvic hematoma, and ruptured appendix can create anatomic abnormalities.
A relationship between menses and PID is suggested by a study showing that women with chlamydial and/or gonococcal salpingitis experience onset of symptoms significantly more often within 7 days of the onset of menses than at 7 to 14 days or more from the onset of menses.