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extraction team

A team of specially trained personnel who isolate and remove people from a high-risk environment. Extraction teams are used in both psychiatric and infectious (public health) emergency care.

extractive

(ek-strak′tiv) A substance that has been extracted or removed.

extractor

(ĕks-trăk′tor) An instrument for removing foreign bodies. Varieties include esophageal, throat, bronchial, and tissue extractors.

extracystic

(eks″tră-sis′tik) [extra- + cystic] Located outside of or being unrelated to a bladder or cystic tumor.

extradural

(ĕks-tră-door′ăl) [extra- + dural] 1. Located on the outer side of the dura mater. 2. Unconnected with the dura mater.

extraembryonic

(eks″tră-em″brē-on′ik) [extra- + embryonic] Located apart from and outside the embryo; pert. to the amnion.

extrafusal fibers

(ek″stră-fū′zăl) SEE: under fiber.

extragenital

(eks″tră-jĕn′ĭt-ăl) [extra- + genital] Located outside of or being unrelated to the genital organs.

extrahepatic

(eks″tră-hĕ-pat′ik) [extra-+ hepatic] Located outside of or being unrelated to the liver.

extramarginal

(eks″tră-marj ĭ-năl) [extra- + marginal] Pert. to subliminal consciousness.

extramastoiditis

(ĕks″tră-măs″toyd-ī′tĭs) [″ + Gr. mastos, breast, + eidos, form, shape, + itis, inflammation] Inflammation of tissues contiguous to the mastoid process.

extramedullary

(eks″tră-med′ŭl-er″rē) [extra- + medullary] Located outside of the medulla or the bone marrow.

extramural

(eks″tră-mūr′ăl) [extra- + mural] Located outside the wall of an organ or vessel.

extraneous

(ĕks-trā′nē-ŭs) [L. extraneus, external] Outside and unrelated to an organism.

extranet

A private network that uses Internet technology and the public telecommunication system to secure a business's information or operations with suppliers, vendors, partners, customers, or other businesses. It is an extension of an intranet with added security features.

extranodal

(ek″stră-nōd′ăl) [extra- + nodal] Located outside a lymph node. The term is primarily used to describe a cancerous tumor that has spread beyond the outer margin of a lymph node.

extranuclear

(ĕks″tră-nū′klē-ăr) [L. extra, outside, + nucleus, kernel] Outside a nucleus.

extraocular

(ĕks″tră-ŏk′ū-lăr) [″ + oculus, eye] Outside the eye, as in extraocular eye muscles. SEE: extraocular eye muscle. SEE: illus.

 

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EXTRAOCULAR EYE MUSCLES

Eye globe with attachment of extraocular eye muscles

extraperitoneal

(eks″tră-per″it-o-nē′ăl) [extra- + peritoneal] 1. Located ...

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