- abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)
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[ New Latin , from Greek 'ek
out + ... place.] (Medicine)
A morbid displacement of parts, especially such as is congenial; as, ectopia
of the heart, or of the bladder.
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An organ or other structure which is positioned abnormally within the body. ... (09 Oct 1997) ...
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abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)
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(ek-to´pe-ә) a Latin word meaning abnormal displacement, especially if congenital. ectopia cordis congenital displacement of the heart outside the thoracic cavity. ectopia lentis displacement of the crystalline lens of the eye. ectopia ...
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• (n.) A morbid displacement of parts, especially such as is congenial; as, ectopia of the heart, or of the bladder.
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In medicine, an ectopia is a displacement or malposition of an organ or other body part. Most ectopias are congenital, but some may happen later in life. Ectopia may also refer to: Medicine Molecular biology Other ...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ek-tō′pē-ă Definitions: 1. Congenital displacement or malposition of any organ or part of the body. Synonyms: ectopy, heterotopia1
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