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extracorporeal

[ek-struh-kawr-pawr-ee-uh l, -pohr-] /ˌɛk strə kɔrˈpɔr i əl, -ˈpoʊr-/
adjective
1.
occurring or situated outside the body, as a heart-lung machine used to oxygenate the blood during surgery.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; extra- + corporeal
Related forms
extracorporeally, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for extracorporeal

extracorporeal

/ˌɛkstrəkɔːˈpɔːrɪəl/
adjective
1.
outside the body
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extracorporeal in Medicine

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

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