abortigenic a·bor·ti·gen·ic (ə-bôr’tə-jěn’ĭk)
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.
- Abortion pill
. noun a drug, such as mifepristone, used to terminate a pregnancy in its earliest stage
a person who performs or induces , especially illegally. a person who favors or advocates as a right or choice that all women should have. noun a person who performs abortions, esp illegally a person who is in favour of abortion on demand n. 1872, from abortion + -ist. abortionist a·bor·tion·ist (ə-bôr’shə-nĭst) n. One who […]
failing to succeed; unsuccessful: an abortive rebellion; an abortive scheme. born prematurely. imperfectly developed; rudimentary. Medicine/Medical. producing or intended to produce ; . acting to halt progress of a disease. Pathology. (of the course of a disease) short and mild without the usual, pronounced clinical symptoms. Botany. (of seeds or pollen grains) imperfect; unable to […]