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[fee-tuh-sahyd] /ˈfi təˌsaɪd/

the act of destroying a or causing an abortion.
the destruction of a fetus in the uterus; aborticide

also foeticide, 1844; see fetus + -cide.

feticide fe·ti·cide (fē’tĭ-sīd’)
Destruction of the embryo or fetus in the uterus. Also called embryoctony.


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