abortion

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun a situation where an unborn baby leaves the uterus before the end of pregnancy, especially during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy when it is not likely to survive birth

Agriculture

  • noun a situation when a pregnancy in a farm animal ends prematurely, generally as the result of a disease or infection

Law

  • noun the ending of a pregnancy before its natural term

Medical

  • noun a situation where a fetus leaves the uterus before it is fully developed, especially during the first 28 weeks of pregnancy, or a procedure which causes this to happen
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