ecto-


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ecto-

pref.
Outer; external: ectoparasite.

[Late Greek ekto-, from ektos, outside, from ek, ek-, out; see eghs in Indo-European roots.]

ecto-

combining form
indicating outer, outside, external: ectoplasm.
[from Greek ektos outside, from ek, ex out]

ecto-

a combining form meaning “outer,” “outside,” “external”: ectoderm.
[comb. form of Greek ektós outside]
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