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extracorporeal

 [ek″strah-kor-por´e-al]
located or occurring outside the body.

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pō'rē-ăl),
Outside of, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic "corpus."

extracorporeal

/ex·tra·cor·po·re·al/ (-kor-por´e-al) situated or occurring outside the body.

extracorporeal

(ĕk′strə-kôr-pôr′ē-əl)
adj.
Situated or occurring outside the body.

ex′tra·cor·po′re·al·ly adv.

extracorporeal

[ek′strakôr′pôr′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, extra + corpus, body
something that is outside the body, such as extracorporeal circulation in which venous blood is diverted outside the body to a heart-lung machine and returned to the body through a femoral or other artery.

extracorporeal

adjective Referring to circulation of blood that occurs outside the body–eg, via apheresis. See Apheresis.

ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pōr'ē-ăl)
Outside, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic corpus.

extracorporeal

Outside the body.

Extracorporeal

Outside of, or unrelated to, the body.
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ex·tra·cor·po·re·al

(eks'tră-kōr-pōr'ē-ăl)
Outside of, or unrelated to, the body or any anatomic "corpus."

extracorporeal

situated or occurring outside the body.

extracorporeal circulation
the circulation of blood outside the body, as through a hemodialyzer for removal of substances usually excreted in the urine, or through an extracorporeal circulatory support unit for carbon dioxide-oxygen exchange (see below).
extracorporeal circulatory support unit
a heart-lung machine. In animals used mainly in the investigation of cardiac prosthetic devices.
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