Definition of Abortion. Meaning of Abortion. Synonyms of Abortion

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Definition of Abortion

Abortion
Abortion A*bor"tion ([.a]*b[^o]r"sh[u^]n), n. [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See Abort.] 1. The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage. Note: It is sometimes used for the offense of procuring a premature delivery, but strictly the early delivery is the abortion, ``causing or procuring abortion' is the full name of the offense. --Abbott.

Meaning of Abortion from wikipedia

- Abortion is the ending of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus. An abortion that occurs...
- Abortion law permits, prohibits, restricts, or otherwise regulates the availability of abortion. Abortion has been a controversial subject in many societies...
- Abortion in the United States is among the most controversial and divisive issues in American society, culture and politics. Various anti-abortion laws...
- The abortion debate is the ongoing controversy surrounding the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The sides involved in the debate...
- Abortion in the United States is legal, via the landmark case of Roe v. Wade. Specifically, abortion is legal in all US states, and every state has at...
- Anti-abortion movements, also referred to as pro-life movements, are involved in the abortion debate advocating against the practice of abortion and its...
- Abortion-rights movements, also referred to as pro-choice movements, advocate for legal access to induced abortion services. The issue of induced abortion...
- Abortion is legal under most cir****stances in England and Wales and Scotland based on the Abortion Act 1967, then one of the most liberal abortion laws...
- A self-induced abortion (or self-induced miscarriage) is an abortion performed by the pregnant woman herself or with the help of other, non-medical ****istance...
- Abortion in India is legal in certain cir****stances. It can be performed on various grounds until 20 w****s of pregnancy. In exceptional cases, a court...
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