Ecto-

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Ecto- A combining form signifying without outside external.
    • Ecto- See Ect-.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • ecto- A prefix in words (chiefly biological) of Greek origin, signifying ‘outside, without, outer, external, lying upon’: as, ectoderm, the outer skin; Ectozoa, external parasites: opposed to endo-, ento-.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'ekto`s outside outside

Usage

In literature:

Metablastic: relating to the ecto- or meta-blast or ectoderm.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
But rendered freely, it reads: MORISHILLE'S VOOZY, WITH LACTO-ECTO ADDED FOR A NEW TASTE SENSATION.
"One Man's Poison" by Robert Sheckley
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In news:

The Ecto Shrub, an okra cocktail by Vie's Mike Page.
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In science:

The resulting image is used as reference, where our goal is to reproduce the macroscopic re flecto rs observed in this image with our Xampling schemes.
Compressed Beamforming in Ultrasound Imaging
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