Definitions for ectopiaɛkˈtoʊ pi ə
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abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth)
The condition such that an organ or other body part has an abnormal position.
a morbid displacement of parts, especially such as is congenial; as, ectopia of the heart, or of the bladder
Origin: [NL., fr. Gr. 'ek out + place.]
In medicine, an ectopia is a displacement or malposition of an organ or other body part. Most ectopias are congenital, but some may happen later in life.
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