Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Characterized by ectopia.
- adj. Relating to ectopia.
- adj. comparable, medicine Being out of place, having an abnormal position.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Med.) Out of place; congenitally displaced.
- adj. exhibiting ectopia
- From Ancient Greek ἐκτόπιος (ektopios, "away from a place, out of place, out of the way"), from ἐκ (ek, "out") + τόπος (topos, "place"). (Wiktionary)
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“Here's a slight tangent: the word ectopic is defined as something that is in the wrong place.”
“It can now be used to end so-called ectopic pregnancies, those that occur outside the womb, or in combination with another drug to induce abortion.”
“I recently saw a prolific pro-life blogger not one who made any claims to feminism who was writing about how he had JUST FOUND OUT about a condition called ectopic pregnancy, and how this new information was causing him to question his previous belief that there was no such thing as abortion to save the mother.”
“Known as ectopic pregnancy, when not diagnosed and treated early on, this condition is the leading cause of maternal death.”
“Implantation somewhere other than the inside of the womb is known as ectopic pregnancy.”
“The type of fat Richelsen's group studied -- called ectopic fat -- is thought to be more dangerous to people's metabolic health than "subcutaneous" fat, the kind that collects under the skin.”
“This is because tubal pregnancies, also called ectopic pregnancy, are very common with the accidental pregnancies after ligation.”
“If the commission approves the Holy Cross proposal, the coalition is asking the state to require that Holy Cross provide emergency reproductive health care and prompt, medically appropriate treatment of emergency pregnancy conditions, such as ectopic pregnancies, premature rupture of membranes and life-threatening complications.”
“The molecule caused an additional "ectopic" eye, leading to tadpoles with a spare peeper growing out of the side, abdomen or even along the tail.”
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