ectopic pregnancy

noun
Updated on: 8 Nov 2017

Definition of ectopic pregnancy

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

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First Known Use of ectopic pregnancy

1895


Medical Dictionary

ectopic pregnancy

noun

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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