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exclave

 [eks´klāv]
a detached part of an organ.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ex·clave

(eks'klāv),
An outlying, detached portion of a gland or other part, such as the thyroid or pancreas; an accessory gland.
[L. ex, out, + -clave (in enclave)]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

ex·clave

(eks'klāv)
An outlying, detached portion of a gland or other part, such as the thyroid or pancreas; an accessory gland.
[L. ex, out, + -clave (in enclave)]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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