ectopy

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

ectopy ‎(countable and uncountable, plural ectopies)

  1. (pathology) The condition such that an organ or other body part has an abnormal position.

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Usage notes[edit]

The term appears to be a back-formation from the adjective ectopic, which came from the more common noun ectopia.