ECT

1 of 2

abbreviation

electroconvulsive therapy

ect-

2 of 2

combining form

variants or ecto-
: outside : external
ectoderm
compare end-, exo-

Word History

Etymology

Combining form

New Latin, from Greek ekto-, from ektos, from ex out — more at ex-

Dictionary Entries Near ECT

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“ECT.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ECT. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

ECT

abbreviation
electroconvulsive therapy

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