A pregnancy in which the fetus develops outside the uterus, typically in a Fallopian tube.
- 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.
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Syllabification: ec·top·ic preg·nan·cy
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