noun, Medicine/Medical.
the development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a Fallopian tube.
(pathol) the abnormal development of a fertilized egg outside the cavity of the uterus, usually within a Fallopian tube

ectopic pregnancy n.
Implantation and subsequent development of a fertilized ovum outside the cavity of the uterus. Also called eccyesis.


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