abortion definition

  • noun:
    • Termination of being pregnant and expulsion of an embryo or of a fetus that is not capable of survival.
    • any one of different processes that cause these types of termination and expulsion. Also referred to as induced abortion.
    • The premature expulsion of a nonviable fetus from uterus; a miscarriage.
    • Cessation of normal development, specially of an organ or other body component, before full development or maturation.
    • An aborted organism.
    • anything malformed or incompletely developed; a monstrosity.
    • Any fresh fruit or produce which is interrupted with its development before it is matured or perfect; an idea, project, or anything that does not visited maturity.
    • The work of giving premature beginning; specifically, the expulsion of this peoples fetus prematurely, or prior to it being capable of sustaining life; miscarriage.
    • The immature product of an untimely beginning; a fetus which was delivered prematurely because natural or voluntary abortion, and it is lifeless.
    • Arrest of improvement any organ, such that it stays an imperfect formation or is soaked up.
    • Any fresh fruit or create that doesn't visited maturity, or any such thing which in its development, before it is matured or perfect; a total failure.
    • the removal of a fetus from the uterus before regular distribution in a manner such as for instance to cause the loss of the fetus; also called voluntary abortion, or when carried out by a physician, healing abortion.
    • anything regarded as a repulsive or monstrous variant of an ordinary object; a monstrosity.
    • Miscarriage; the expulsion associated with fetus prior to it being viable—that is, in women, before in regards to the 28th week of gestation.
    • the item of untimely birth; ergo, a misshapen being; a monster.
    • Any fruit or product that cannot arrived at readiness; thus, usually, in a figurative feeling, any such thing which fails with its development before it is matured or perfected, as a design or project.
    • In botany and zoology, the arrested improvement an organ at an even more or less very early stage.
    • termination of being pregnant
    • failure of an agenda

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