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sal·pin·gec·to·my

 (săl′pĭn-jĕk′tə-mē)
n. pl. sal·pin·gec·to·mies
Surgical removal of the fallopian tube. Also called tubectomy.

salpingectomy

(ˌsælpɪnˈdʒɛktəmɪ)
n, pl -mies
(Surgery) surgical removal of a Fallopian tube
[C20: from salpinx + -ectomy]

salpingectomy

Surgery to remove or sever one or both fallopian tubes.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.salpingectomy - surgical removal of one or both Fallopian tubes
ablation, cutting out, extirpation, excision - surgical removal of a body part or tissue
Translations
salpingectomiesalpingotomie

sal·pin·gec·to·my

n. salpingectomía, extirpación de una o de ambas trompas de Falopio.
References in periodicals archive ?
Discussion continued where bilateral salpingectomies would guarantee the need for IVF while a retained damaged tube would increase the rate of recurrent ectopic pregnancy.
With increasing knowledge about the origin of ovarian cancer, as well as increasing data to support the hypothesis that complete tubal excision results in increased ovarian cancer protection when compared with occlusive or partial salpingectomies, both the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) (6) and the Society of Gynecologic Oncology (SGO) (7) recommend discussing bilateral total salpingectomy with patients desiring permanent contraception.
The remainder of the women underwent laparoscopic salpingectomies. Maternal age, parity, gestational age, endometrial thickness, and the size of the ectopic mass had no influence on whether the drug was effective.