ectethmoid ect·eth·moid (ěk-těth’moid’)
See ethmoidal labyrinth.
[ek-thlip-sis] /ɛkˈθlɪp sɪs/ noun, plural ecthlipses [ek-thlip-seez] /ɛkˈθlɪp siz/ (Show IPA) 1. loss of a consonant, especially, in Latin, loss of a final m before a word beginning with a vowel or h.
[ek-thuh-muh, ek-thahy-] /ˈɛk θə mə, ɛkˈθaɪ-/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. a contagious viral disease of sheep and goats and occasionally of humans, marked by vesicular and pustular lesions on the lips. /ˈɛkθɪmə/ noun 1. (pathol) a local inflammation of the skin characterized by flat ulcerating pustules ecthyma ec·thy·ma (ěk-thī’mə) n. A pyogenic infection of the […]
1. a combining form meaning “outer,” “outside,” “external,” used in the formation of compound words: ectoderm. combining form 1. indicating outer, outside, external: ectoplasm word-forming element generally meaning “outside, external,” before vowels ect-, comb. form of Greek ektos “outside” (adv.), used to form scientific compounds in Greek; related to Greek ek, ex “out,” from PIE […]
ectoantigen ec·to·an·ti·gen (ěk’tō-ān’tĭ-jən) n. A toxin or other inducer of antibody formation, separate or separable from its source. Also called exoantigen.