extrauterine-pregnancy

extrauterine pregnancy

noun Medicine/Medical.
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ectopic pregnancy

noun Medicine/Medical.
the development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a Fallopian tube.
Also called extrauterine pregnancy.


Origin:
1925–30

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ectopic pregnancy
 
n
pathol the abnormal development of a fertilized egg outside the cavity of the uterus, usually within a Fallopian tube

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ectopic pregnancy n.
Implantation and subsequent development of a fertilized ovum outside the cavity of the uterus. Also called eccyesis.

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