ectopic

ectopic (ek-top´ik)

1. Out of place; said of an organ not in its proper position, or of a pregnancy occurring elsewhere than in the cavity of the uterus.aberrant (3), heterotopic (1), imperforate anus (2); 2. In cardiography, denoting a heartbeat that has its origin in some abnormal focus; developing from a focus other than the sinoatrial node. [see ectopia]

 

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