Ectopia meaning

ĕk-tōpē-ə
An abnormal location or position of an organ or a body part, occurring congenitally or as the result of injury.
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An abnormal position of a body part or organ, esp. at birth.
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An abnormal location or position of an organ or a body part, occurring congenitally or as the result of injury.
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(pathology) The condition such that an organ or other body part has an abnormal position.
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Origin of ectopia

  • New Latin from Greek ektopos away from a place ek- away from, out of ecto– topos place

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition