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extrauterine pregnancy

noun, Medicine/Medical

ectopic pregnancy

noun, Medicine/Medical
the development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a Fallopian tube.
Also called extrauterine pregnancy.
Origin of ectopic pregnancy
1925-30 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for extrauterine-pregnancy

ectopic pregnancy

(pathol) the abnormal development of a fertilized egg outside the cavity of the uterus, usually within a Fallopian tube
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extrauterine-pregnancy in Medicine

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

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