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exstrophy

[ek-struh-fee] /ˈɛk strə fi/
noun, plural exstrophies.
1.
Pathology. a birth defect resulting in the eversion of an organ:
exstrophy of the bladder.
Origin of exstrophy
1830-1840
1830-40; < Greek ekstroph(ḗ) inversion of the uterus, literally, a turning inside out (see ec-, strophe) + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for exstrophy

exstrophy

/ˈɛkstrəfɪ/
noun
1.
(med) congenital eversion of a hollow organ, esp the urinary bladder
Word Origin
C19: from Greek ex-1 + strophein to turn
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exstrophy in Medicine

exstrophy ex·stro·phy (ěk'strə-fē)
n.
A congenital turning out or eversion of a hollow organ.

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