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abdominocyesis, abdominal pregnancy
1. An ectopic pregnancy or the development of a fertilized ovum outside the uterus, as in a Fallopian tube developing in the peritoneal cavity, usually secondary to an early rupture of a tubal pregnancy.
2. A condition in which the embryo or fetus continues to grow in the abdominal cavity after its expulsion from the tube or other site of its primary development.
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