Definition of Ectopic. Meaning of Ectopic. Synonyms of Ectopic

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Definition of Ectopic

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

Meaning of Ectopic from wikipedia

- Ectopic pregnancy is a complication of pregnancy in which the embryo attaches outside the uterus. Signs and symptoms cl****ically include abdominal pain...
- Ectopia, ectopic, or ectopy may refer to: Ectopia (medicine), the displacement or malposition of an organ Ectopic expression, expression of a gene in an...
- Ectopic beat is a disturbance of the cardiac rhythm frequently related to the electrical conduction system of the heart, in which beats arise from fibers...
- An ectopic pacemaker is an excitable group of cells that causes a premature heart beat outside the normally functioning SA node of the heart. It is thus...
- Ectopic ureter (or ureteral ectopia) is a medical condition where the ureter, rather than terminating at the urinary bladder, terminates at a different...
- Ectopic is a word used with a prefix, ecto, meaning “out of place.” Ectopic expression is an abnormal gene expression in a cell type, tissue type, or...
- Ectopic kidney describes a kidney that is not located in its usual position. It results from the kidney failing to ascend from its origin in the true...
- An ectopic pancreas is an anatomical abnormality in which pancreatic tissue has grown outside its normal location and without vascular or other anatomical...
- A ectopic testis is a **** that, although not an undescended ****, has taken a non-standard path through the body and ended up in an unusual location...
- the surgical removal of a Fallopian tube. This may be done to treat an ectopic pregnancy or cancer, to prevent cancer, or as a form of contraception....
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