Definition of Exstrophy

1. n. The eversion or turning out of any organ, or of its inner surface; as, exstrophy of the eyelid or of the bladder.



Definition of Exstrophy

1. Noun. (medicine) The eversion or turning out of any organ, or of its inner surface. ¹

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Definition of Exstrophy

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Medical Definition of Exstrophy

1. The eversion or turning out of any organ, or of its inner surface; as, exstrophy of the eyelid or of the bladder. Origin: Gr. To turn inside out; = out + to turn. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Exstrophy

exsolution
exsolutions
exsolve
exsolved
exsolves
exsolving
exsomatise
exsorption
exspoliation
exspoliations
exspuition
exsqueeze me
exstipellate
exstipulate
exstrophies
exstrophy (current term)
exstrophy of the bladder
exstrophy of the cloaca
exsuccous
exsuction
exsuctions
exsudation
exsudations
exsudative
exsufflate
exsufflation
exsufflations
exsufflicate
exsuscitation
ext.

Literary usage of Exstrophy

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1. Contributions to Medical and Biological Research by William Osler (1919)
"exstrophy OF THE BLADDER BY CH MAYO, MD, ROCHESTER, MINN. ... The seriousness of the condition of exstrophy of the bladder hardly needs to be commented on. ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"An Operation for exstrophy of the Bladder, with Provision for the Ureters After Extirpation of the Bladder. ..."

3. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1912)
"ABDOMINAL FISSURE WITH VESICAL exstrophy Of the abdominal fissures occurring below the umbilicus, ..."

4. A Practical Treatise on the Diseases, Injuries and Malformations of the by Samuel David Gross (1876)
"By far the most frequent and distressing malformation of the bladder, is exstrophy or congenital extroversion, a condition which consists essentially in a ..."

5. Transactions of the American Pediatric Society by American Pediatric Society (1906)
"CASE OF CONGENITAL exstrophy OF THE BLADDER. BY AC COTTON., MD, Chicago. Baby T., two months of age, bottle fed and somewhat emaciated was brought to my ..."

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