Definition of ECT

 (Entry 1 of 2)

electroconvulsive therapy
variants: or ecto-

Definition of ect- (Entry 2 of 2)

: outside : external ectoderm — compare end-, exo-

History and Etymology for ECT

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

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“ECT.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ECT. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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Medical Definition of ECT

electroconvulsive therapy

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