[ek-struh-kawr-pawr-ee-uh l, -pohr-] /ˌɛk strə kɔrˈpɔr i əl, -ˈpoʊr-/
occurring or situated outside the body, as a heart-lung machine used to oxygenate the blood during surgery.
outside the body
extracorporeal ex·tra·cor·po·re·al (ěk’strə-kôr-pôr’ē-əl)
Situated or occurring outside the body.
- Extracorporeal circulation
extracorporeal circulation n. Circulation of the blood outside the body, as through a heart-lung machine or artificial kidney.
noun, Cricket. 1. the position of a fielder between mid off and cover point. 2. the fielder occupying this position. noun 1. (cricket) a fielding position between cover and mid-off
[verb ik-strakt or especially for 5, ek-strakt; noun ek-strakt] /verb ɪkˈstrækt or especially for 5, ˈɛk strækt; noun ˈɛk strækt/ verb (used with object) 1. to get, pull, or draw out, usually with special effort, skill, or force: to extract a tooth. 2. to deduce (a doctrine, principle, interpretation, etc.): He extracted a completely personal […]
- External iliac vein
external iliac vein n. A continuation of the femoral vein above the inguinal ligament, uniting with the internal iliac vein to form the common iliac vein.