missed abortion n.
An abortion in which the fetus dies but is retained within the uterus for two months or longer.
[mis] /mɪs/ verb (used with object) 1. to fail to hit or strike: to miss a target. 2. to fail to encounter, meet, catch, etc.: to miss a train. 3. to fail to take advantage of: to miss a chance. 4. to fail to be present at or for: to miss a day of school. […]
- Missed labor
missed labor n. A condition in which a pregnant woman experiences uterine contractions at the normal term, but the contractions soon stop, and the fetus is retained, usually lifeless, within the uterus for an indefinite period.
[mis-seem] /mɪsˈsim/ verb (used with object), Archaic. 1. .
n. Old English mistel “basil, mistletoe,” from Proto-Germanic *mikhstilaz (cf. Old Saxon mistil, Dutch mistel, Old High German mistil, German Mistel, Swedish mistel), of unknown origin.