Meaning of extracorporeal

ex•tra•cor•po•re•al

Pronunciation: (ek"stru-kôr-pôr'ē-ul, -pōr'-), [key]
— adj.
  1. occurring or situated outside the body, as a heart-lung machine used to oxygenate the blood during surgery.
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