destruction of a fetus in the uterus; feticide.
a drug or other agent that causes .
abortient abortient a·bor·tient (ə-bôr’shənt) adj. Abortifacient.
causing . a drug or device used to cause : a biochemical abortifacient in pill form. Contemporary Examples But medical science is clear: emergency contraception is not an abortifacient. Is Forced Religious Belief Coming to an Employer Near You? Jamelle Bouie November 26, 2013 Historical Examples It is sometimes taken as an abortifacient or given […]
abortigenic abortigenic a·bor·ti·gen·ic (ə-bôr’tə-jěn’ĭk) adj. Abortifacient.
Also called voluntary abortion. the removal of an embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy. any of various surgical methods for terminating a pregnancy, especially during the first six months. Also called spontaneous abortion. (def 1). an immature and nonviable fetus. (def 2). any malformed or monstrous person, thing, etc. […]
the right of a woman to have an abortion during the first six months of a pregnancy. an abortion performed on a woman solely at her own request.