ecto-


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ecto-

, ect- (ek'tō),
Outer, on the outside.
See also: exo-.
[G. ektos, outside]

ecto-

prefix meaning "outside": ectoblast, ectocolon, ectodermal.

ecto-

, ect-
Combining forms meaning outer, on the outside.
See also: exo-
[G. ektos, outside]

ecto-

Prefix denoting outside or external.

ecto-

or

ect-

prefix denoting outside.
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ABSTRACT: Wild and domestic birds suffer a large number of parasitic infections including endo- and ecto- parasites.
Ecto-, endo- and haemoparasites in free-range chickens in the Goromonzi District in Zimbabwe.
The patented single-use silicon balloon is a mirror image of the surface of the ecto- and endo-cervix.