extracorporeal

adjective ex·tra·cor·po·re·al \ ˌek-strə-kȯr-ˈpȯr-ē-əl \

Definition of extracorporeal

:occurring or based outside the living body
  • the heart-lung machine maintains extracorporeal circulation during heart surgery

extracorporeally

play \ˌek-strə-kȯr-ˈpȯr-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

First Known Use of extracorporeal

1865


Medical Dictionary

extracorporeal

adjective ex·tra·cor·po·re·al \ -kȯr-ˈpōr-ē-əl, -ˈpȯr- \

medical Definition of extracorporeal

:occurring or based outside the living body
  • heart surgery employing extracorporeal circulation

extracorporeally

play \-ē-ə-lē\ adverb

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