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Meaning outer, outside
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Origin Greek ἐκτός (ektós)
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Examples Ectoblast, ectoderm
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endo-
Medical Terminology: Denotes something as 'inside' or 'within' ἐνδο- (endo-), inside, internal Endocrinology, endospore
extra-
Medical Terminology: outside Latin Extradural hematoma
episi(o)-
Medical Terminology: Relating to the pubic region, the loins Ancient Greek ἐπίσιον- (epísion), the pubic area, loins; vulva Episiotomy
ec-
Medical Terminology: out, away Greek ἐκ- (ek-) Ectopia, ectopic pregnancy
eu-
Medical Terminology: true, good, well, new εὖ (eû) Eukaryote
esthesio-
Medical Terminology: sensation Greek αἴσθησις (aisthēsis) Esthesioneuroblastoma, esthesia
exo-
Medical Terminology: Denotes something as 'outside' another Ancient Greek ἐξω- (exo-), outside of, external Exophthalmos, exoskeleton
-eal
Medical Terminology: pertaining to Latin adenohypophyseal, corneal, esophageal, perineal
-ectasia, -ectasis
Medical Terminology: expansion, dilation Ancient Greek ἔκτασις (éktasis) Bronchiectasis, telangiectasia
-esophageal, -esophago-
Medical Terminology: gullet Greek οἰσοφάγος (oisophágos) Esophagus

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erythr(o)-
Medical Terminology: Denotes a red color Ancient Greek ἐρυθρός (erythrós), red Erythrocyte
ex-
Medical Terminology: out of, away from Latin Excision
encephal(o)-
Medical Terminology: Relating to the brain. Ancient Greek ἐγκέφαλος (enképhalos), the brain Encephalogram
eosin(o)-
Medical Terminology: Red Ancient Greek Eos, the Greek word for 'dawn' and the name of the Greek goddess of the dawn. Eosinophil granulocyte
-emia
Medical Terminology: blood condition Ancient Greek αἷμα, blood Anemia
enter(o)-
Medical Terminology: Relating to the intestine Ancient Greek ἔντερον (énteron), intestine Gastroenterology
-emesis
Medical Terminology: vomiting condition Greek ἕμεσις (émesis) Hematemesis
-emia(BrE)
Medical Terminology: blood condition Greek ἀναιμία, without blood Anemia
epi-
Medical Terminology: on, upon Ancient Greek ἐπι- (epi-), before, upon, on, outside, outside of Epicardium, epidermis, epidural, episclera, epistaxis
-ectomy
Medical Terminology: Denotes a surgical operation or removal of a body part. Resection, excision Ancient Greek ἐκτομή (ektomḗ), excision Mastectomy

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ect(o)-
Medical Terminology: outer, outside Greek ἐκτός (ektós) Ectoblast, ectoderm
ECT
Medical Abbreviation: Electroconvulsive Therapy
G9434
HCPCS Code: Asth not controlled Asthma not well-controlled based on the act, c-act, acq, or ataq score, or specified asthma control tool not used, reason not given
G9432
HCPCS Code: Asth controlled Asthma well-controlled based on the act, c-act, acq, or ataq score and results documented
G9530
HCPCS Code: Pt mbht hd ct ord ec prov Patient presented with a minor blunt head trauma and had a head ct ordered for trauma by an emergency care provider
EC
Medical Abbreviation: Eye Contact
G9594
HCPCS Code: Pt mbht hd ct ord ec prov Patient presented with a minor blunt head trauma and had a head ct ordered for trauma by an emergency care provider
S1036
HCPCS Code: Art pancreas ext transmitter Transmitter; external, for use with artificial pancreas device system
E1812
HCPCS Code: Knee ext/flex w act res ctrl Dynamic knee, extension/flexion device with active resistance control
ECG or EKG
Medical Abbreviation: Electrocardiogram