extra corporeal


[ek-struh-kawr-pawr-ee-uhl, -pohr-]
occurring or situated outside the body, as a heart-lung machine used to oxygenate the blood during surgery.

1860–65; extra- + corporeal

extracorporeally, adverb
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extracorporeal (ˌɛkstrəkɔːˈpɔːrɪəl)
outside the body

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extracorporeal ex·tra·cor·po·re·al (ěk'strə-kôr-pôr'ē-əl)
Situated or occurring outside the body.

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