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Ectopia


ek-ˈtō-pē-ə

Noun

1. A displacement or malposition of an organ or other body part. Most ectopias are congenital, but some may happen later in life. (wikipedia.org)

2. Abnormal position of a part or organ (especially at the time of birth). (wordnetweb.princeton.edu)

See also ectopic.

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