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ectopic definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: exhibiting ectopia

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Greek ektopos out of place, from ex- out + topos place Date: 1873 occurring in an abnormal position or in an unusual manner or form <ectopic lesions> ectopically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Med. in an abnormal place or position. Phrases and idioms: ectopic pregnancy a pregnancy occurring outside the womb. Etymology: mod.L ectopia f. Gk ektopos out of place

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ectopic Ec*top"ic, a. (Med.) Out of place; congenitally displaced; as, an ectopic organ.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

An ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg becomes implanted outside a woman's womb, for example in one of her fallopian tubes. ADJ: usu ADJ n



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