Definition of Extracorporeal

1. Adjective. Outside the body ¹

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Definition of Extracorporeal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Extracorporeal

1. Situated or occurring outside the body. Origin: L. Corpus = body This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Extracorporeal

extrachorial pregnancy
extrachromosomal DNA
extrachromosomal element
extrachromosomal gene
extrachromosomal inheritance
extracoronal retainer
extracorporeal (current term)
extracorporeal circulation
extracorporeal dialysis
extracorporeal membrane oxygenation
extracorporeal shock wave lithotripsy
extracranial arteritis
extracranial ganglia
extracranial pneumatocele
extracranial pneumocele

Literary usage of Extracorporeal

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1. Health Care Technology And Its Assessment In Eight Countries edited by H. David Banta (2004)
"I extracorporeal Blood Circulation The French technique of extracorporeal blood ... The American technique (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation, or ECMO), ..."

2. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1896)
"Manson then concludes his paper by claiming that the flagellated plasmodia are the extracorporeal germs of malaria, as follows: ;< I conclude then that the ..."

3. Handbook of Public Health and Demography by Edward Francis Willoughby (1893)
"In the first-mentioned area it no doubt exists permanently as an extracorporeal contagium, varying in activity with the temperature, humidity, &c. ..."

4. The Sensation of Pain and the Theory of the Specific Sense Energies by Anna Jane McKeag (1902)
"Psychology has never been able to show the parallelism between sensations and their extracorporeal excitants which these " physical" theories of sensation ..."

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