ectopic pregnancy

noun

Definition of ectopic pregnancy

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

ectopic pregnancy

noun

Medical Definition of ectopic pregnancy

  1. :  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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