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sal·pinx

 (săl′pĭngks)
n. pl. sal·pin·ges (săl-pĭn′jēz)
1. The fallopian tube.
2. The eustachian tube.

[New Latin, from Greek salpinx, trumpet.]

sal·pin′gi·an (-pĭn′jē-ən, -jən) adj.

salpinx

(ˈsælpɪŋks)
n, pl salpinges (sælˈpɪndʒiːz)
(Anatomy) anatomy another name for Fallopian tube, Eustachian tube
[C19: from Greek: trumpet]
salpingian adj

sal•pinx

(ˈsæl pɪŋks)

n., pl. sal•pin•ges (sælˈpɪn dʒiz)
Anat.
a trumpet-shaped tube, as a fallopian or Eustachian tube.
[1835–45; < Greek sálpinx trumpet]
sal•pin′gi•an (-ˈpɪn dʒi ən) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salpinx - a tube in the uterus or the ear
tube-shaped structure, tube - (anatomy) any hollow cylindrical body structure
auditory tube, Eustachian tube - either of the paired tubes connecting the middle ears to the nasopharynx; equalizes air pressure on the two sides of the eardrum
Fallopian tube, oviduct, uterine tube - either of a pair of tubes conducting the egg from the ovary to the uterus
Translations

sal·pinx

n., Gr. trompa, estructura similar a la trompa de Eustaquio o a la trompa de Falopio.
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Specimens of Rt ovary, salpinges, uterus, omentum, retroperitoneal lymph nodes, peritoneal biopsies including cytologic intraperitoneal washings showed no evidence of involvement.
thunder, and the noises of winds and hail and axles and pulleys, and the voices of salpinges and auloi and syringes and instruments of every kind, and even the sounds of dogs and sheep and birds and his diction (lexis) will consist entirely of imitations by voice and gesture, or will include just a smattering of narration .
Physical examination findings on admission were as follows; BP 122/82, periorbital edema, +1 sacral edema, +2 pitting ankle edema, bilateral adnexal cysts, and salpinges.