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a pregnancy that takes place outside the uterus.See also: Pregnancy
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|Noun||1.||eccyesis - 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