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[ek-top-ik] /ɛkˈtɒp ɪk/

adjective, Pathology.
occurring in an abnormal position or place; displaced.

1873, from ectopia (1847), coined in Modern Latin from Greek ektopos “away from a place,” from ek- “out” (see ex-) + topos “place” (see topos).

ectopic ec·top·ic (ěk-tŏp’ĭk)



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