Definition of Metacyesis

1. Noun. Pregnancy resulting from gestation elsewhere than in the uterus.




Medical Definition of Metacyesis

1. Synonym: ectopic pregnancy. Origin: meta-+ G. Kyesis, pregnancy (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metacyesis

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metacrawler
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metacresol
metacriticism
metacrolein
metacromia
metacromion
metacryptozoite
metacyclic
metacyclophane
metacyesis (current term)
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metadata registries
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Literary usage of Metacyesis

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1. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science; Containing a Concise by Robley Dunglison (1874)
"E.xtra-uterina in ova- rio, Pregnancy, ovarian—g. Extra-uterina secun- daria, metacyesis — g. Interstitialis, Pregnancy, interstitial — g. ..."

2. A Manual of Obstetrics by William Alexander Newman Dorland (1896)
"... and the pregnancy may continue to term without interruption. By secondary abdominal pregnancy (metacyesis) is meant the more frequently encountered con- ..."

3. Medical Lexicon: A Dictionary of Medical Science ... with French and Other by Robley Dunglison (1860)
"Extra-uterina in Ova- rio, Pregnancy, ovarian — g. Extra-uterina Se- cundaria, metacyesis — g. Interstitialis, Pregnancy, interstitial—g. ..."

4. Lippincott's Medical dictionary: A Complete Vocabulary of the Terms Used in by Ryland W. Greene, Joseph Thomas (1906)
"... obtained by the action of potassium hydroxide on acrolein hy- drochloride. metacyesis (mef'^-sai-l'sis). [Gr. pera after, beyond 4- ..."

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