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ectopic pregnancy

noun

Definition of ECTOPIC PREGNANCY

:  development of a fertilized egg elsewhere than in the uterus (as in a fallopian tube or the peritoneal cavity)

First Known Use of ECTOPIC PREGNANCY

1895

ectopic pregnancy

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ECTOPIC PREGNANCY

:  gestation elsewhere than in the uterus (as in a fallopian tube or in the peritoneal cavity)—called also ectopic gestation, extrauterine gestation, extrauterine pregnancy

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