Salping/o (14/27)

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Salping/o is a combining form for “uterine tube (fallopian tube)”. 

Example Word: salping/o/stomy 

Word Breakdown: Salping/o pertains to “uterine tube”, -stomy is a suffix that refers to “surgically creating a hole”. 

Definition: Salpingostomy is a surgical procedure that creates an opening in the fallopian tube to repair a damaged tube or remove an ectopic pregnancy.