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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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MR imaging findings include hemato salpinx, enhancement of a fallopian tube wall, a gestation sac-like cystic structure, bloody ascites and frequently surrounding acute hematoma of distinct low intensity on T2-weighted images.