From Ancient Greek ἐκτόπιος (ektopios, “away from a place, out of place, out of the way”), from ἐκ (ek, “out”) + τόπος (topos, “place”).
ectopic (comparative more ectopic, superlative most ectopic)
- Relating to ectopia.
- (comparable, medicine) Being out of place, having an abnormal position.
being out of place, having an abnormal position