ectro-

combining form

Definition of ectro-

:congenitally absent in teratological terms chiefly indicating absence of a particular limb or part
  • ectrodactylism

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Origin and Etymology of ectro-

New Latin, from Greek ektrōsis miscarriage, from ektitrōskein to miscarry, from ek out of, out (from ex) + titrōskein to wound, damage; akin to Greek tribein to rub


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