- the usually congenital displacement of an organ or part.
Origin of ectopia
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- med congenital displacement or abnormal positioning of an organ or part
C19: from New Latin, from Greek ektopos out of position, from ek- out of + topos place
- An abnormal location or position of an organ or body part, occurring congenitally or as the result of an injury.