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Medical Term:

pyosalpingo-oophoritis

Pronunciation: pi'o-sal-ping'go-o'of-o-ri'tis

Definition: Suppurative inflammation of the uterine (fallopian) tube and the ovary.

Synonym(s): pyosalpingo-oothecitis

[pyo- + G. salpinx, trumpet (tube), + oophoritis]

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