Definition of salpingectomy in English:

salpingectomy

noun

mass noun
  • Surgical removal of the fallopian tubes.

    • ‘Before the advent of laparoscopy, laparotomy with salpingectomy (removal of the fallopian tube through an abdominal incision) was the standard therapy for managing ectopic pregnancy.’
    • ‘Previously, salpingectomy by laparotomy was the gold standard for the treatment of ectopic pregnancy.’
    • ‘Although past treatment consisted of an open laparotomy and salpingectomy, current laparoscopic techniques for unruptured ectopic pregnancy emphasize tubal preservation.’
    • ‘One year later she had a tubal pregnancy and needed salpingectomy.’
    • ‘Where the tubes are irreversibly damaged and there are large, communicating hydrosalpinges, salpingectomy (laparoscopic or open) is recommended as the success of in vitro fertilisation is impaired by their presence.’

Pronunciation

salpingectomy

/ˌsalpɪnˈdʒɛktəmi/