Definition of Abortion in English :

Define Abortion in English

Abortion meaning in English

Meaning of Abortion in English

Pronunciation of Abortion in English

Abortion pronunciation in English

Pronounce Abortion in English

Abortion

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1. abortion

termination of pregnancy

2. abortion, miscarriage

failure of a plan

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Abortion

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noun
1. 
an operation or other procedure to terminate pregnancy before the fetus is viable
2. 
the premature termination of pregnancy by spontaneous or induced expulsion of a nonviable fetus from the uterus
3. 
the products of abortion; an aborted fetus
4. 
the arrest of development of an organ
5. 
a failure to develop to completion or maturity
the project proved an abortion
6. 
a person or thing that is deformed

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Abortion

see synonyms of abortion
noun
1. 
a. 
any spontaneous expulsion of an embryo or a fetus before it is sufficiently developed to survive; miscarriage
b. 
any deliberate procedure that removes, or induces the expulsion of, a living or dead embryo or fetus
2. 
an aborted embryo or fetus
3. 
anything immature and incomplete or unsuccessful, as a deformed creature, a badly developed plan, etc.
4.  Biology
a. 
arrest of development
b. 
an organ whose development has been arrested

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Abortion

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n.
1.
a. Induced termination of a pregnancy with destruction of the embryo or fetus.
b. Any of various procedures that result in the termination of a pregnancy. Also called induced abortion.
3. Cessation of normal growth, especially of an organ or other body part, prior to full development or maturation.
4. The premature ending or abandonment of an undertaking.
5. Something that is regarded as poorly made or done.

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