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Etymology: L, tubus + abdomen, belly; L, gestare, to bear
an ectopic pregnancy in which the embryo develops while partly in the abdominal cavity and partly in the fallopian tube. The condition usually begins as a tubal pregnancy and extends into the abdomen as development continues. Also called tuboabdominal pregnancy.
Extrauterine pregnancy in which the embryonic sac is formed partly in the abdominal extremity of the oviduct and partly in the abdominal cavity.
See also: gestation