ectal

[ ek-tl ]
/ ˈɛk tl /
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adjective Anatomy, Zoology.

external; outer; on the surface of.

Nearby words

  1. ecstatic,
  2. ecstatics,
  3. ect,
  4. ect-,
  5. ectad,
  6. ectally,
  7. ectasia,
  8. ectatic,
  9. ectental,
  10. ectethmoid

Origin of ectal

First recorded in 1880–85; ect- + -al1

Related formsec·tal·ly, adverb

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Medicine definitions for ectal

ectal

[ ĕktəl ]

adj.

Of or situated on the outside; outer; external.

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