Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Characterized by ectopia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Out of place; congenitally displaced.

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  • adjective Relating to ectopia.
  • adjective comparable, medicine Being out of place, having an abnormal position.

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  • adjective exhibiting ectopia

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἐκτόπιος (ektopios, "away from a place, out of place, out of the way"), from ἐκ (ek, "out") + τόπος (topos, "place").

Examples

  • Although no muscarinic propranolol treatment of ptsd of inconsistent protection was adjusted in oxidative trials, and no particular complaints for competitive rechallenge are offered, doses should develop central of the evidence of long-term ectopic effects.

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  • Here's a slight tangent: the word ectopic is defined as something that is in the wrong place.

    Brain Blogger

  • 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.

    Woman Waits To See If Pill Mix Up Harmed Embryo

  • 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.

    Woman Waits To See If Pill Mix Up Harmed Embryo

  • 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.

    Do Pro-Lifers Know Anything About Abortion?

  • Known as ectopic pregnancy, when not diagnosed and treated early on, this condition is the leading cause of maternal death.

    Getting Pregnant

  • Implantation somewhere other than the inside of the womb is known as ectopic pregnancy.

    Chapter 11

  • 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.

    Reuters: Press Release

  • 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.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • This is because tubal pregnancies, also called ectopic pregnancy, are very common with the accidental pregnancies after ligation.

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