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ect(o)-

 
word element [Gr.], external; outside.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ecto-

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

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

or

ect-

prefix denoting outside.
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