extracorporeal


ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

adjective \-kr-ˈpr-ē-əl\

Definition of EXTRACORPOREAL

:  occurring or based outside the living body <the heart-lung machine maintains extracorporeal circulation during heart surgery>
ex·tra·cor·po·re·al·ly \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of EXTRACORPOREAL

1865

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

adjective \-kr-ˈpōr-ē-əl, -ˈpr-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXTRACORPOREAL

: occurring or based outside the living body <heart surgery employing extracorporeal circulation>
ex·tra·cor·po·re·al·ly \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

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