ectopic pregnancy

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ectopic pregnancy

n.
Implantation and subsequent development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a fallopian tube.

ectopic pregnancy

n
(Pathology) pathol the abnormal development of a fertilized egg outside the cavity of the uterus, usually within a Fallopian tube

ectop′ic preg′nancy



n.
the development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a Fallopian tube.
[1925–30]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ectopic pregnancy - pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus
maternity, pregnancy, gestation - the state of being pregnant; the period from conception to birth when a woman carries a developing fetus in her uterus
abdominal pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in the abdominal cavity
ovarian pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in the ovary
tubal pregnancy - ectopic pregnancy in a Fallopian tube
Translations

ectopic pregnancy

[ekˌtɒpɪkˈpregnənsɪ] Nembarazo m ectópico

ec·top·ic preg·nan·cy

n. embarazo ectópico, gestación fuera del útero.