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ectopia

 [ek-to´pe-ah] (L.)
malposition, especially if congenital.
ectopia cor´dis congenital displacement of the heart outside the thoracic cavity.
ectopia len´tis displacement of the crystalline lens of the eye.

ec·to·pi·a

(ek-tō'pē-ă),
Congenital displacement or malposition of any organ or part of the body.
Synonym(s): ectopy, heterotopia (1)
[G. ektopos, out of place, fr. ektos, outside, + topos, place]

ectopia

/ec·to·pia/ (ek-to´pe-ah) [Gr.] malposition, especially if congenital.
ectopia cor´dis  congenital displacement of the heart outside the thoracic cavity.
ectopia len´tis  abnormal position of the lens of the eye.
ectopia pupil´lae conge´nita  congenital displacement of the pupil.

ectopia

(ĕk-tō′pē-ə)
n.
1. An abnormal location or position of an organ or a body part, occurring congenitally or as the result of injury. Also called ectopy.
2. See ectopy.

ec·top′ic (-tŏp′ĭk) adj.

ectopia

1. Ectopic beat, see there.
2. Ectopic pregnancy, see there.

ec·to·pi·a

(ek-tō'pē-ă)
Congenital displacement or malposition of any organ or part of the body.
Synonym(s): ectopy, heterotopia (1) .

ectopia

Malposition of an organ or structure.

ec·to·pi·a

, ectopy (ek-tō'pē-ă, ektō-pē)
Congenital displacement of any organ or body part of the body.
[G. ektopos, out of place]

ectopia

[L.] ectopy.

ectopia cordis
congenital displacement of the heart outside the thoracic cavity.
ectopia lentis
congenital displacement of the lens away from its usual site attached to the ciliary body. Occurs as one of a series of defects in an inherited syndrome of cattle. The other defects are irideremia, microphakia and cataract. The calves are normal in other respects.
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Transient transfection in the human fibrosarcoma cell line HT1080 was used to ectopically express FUS-GFP.
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Management o fon ectopically erupting permanente mandibular molar: A case report.
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Ectopic ureters are always associated with a duplicated system--two ureteral buds exit from the mesonephric duct, and one ends up positioned ectopically.
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Ectopically located hyperfunctioning parathyroid gland(s) are responsible for approximately 6–16% of hyperparathyroidism cases, in which about 6% can be ascribed to ectopic growth in the mediastinal site.
4) A recent study indicated that ectopically overexpressing VND1-VND5 can also, although weakly, induce xylem tracheary element formation, probably through regulating VND7 expression.
Ectopically expressed CLOCK significantly increased the number of autophagosomes under hypoxia condition.
Pituitary adenomas may rarely involve the sinonasal tract either by direct extension from an intracranial lesion or ectopically (likely arising from remnants of Rathke pouch).
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