A pregnancy in which the fetus develops outside the womb, typically in a fallopian tube: one in every 100 women run the risk of an ectopic pregnancy [mass noun]: the dangers of ectopic pregnancy
More example sentences
- However, they are not very effective at preventing ectopic pregnancies which develop outside the uterine cavity.
- Anyone who can get pregnant can have an ectopic pregnancy.
- This is because overall the risk of pregnancy in these situations is low, but if pregnancy does occur an ectopic pregnancy is more likely.
Definition of ectopic pregnancy in:
- The US English dictionary