Definition of Abortion. Meaning of Abortion. Synonyms of Abortion
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Definition of Abortion
AbortionAbortion 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
is the ending
of a pregnancy
of an embryo
or fetus. An abortion
that occurs without intervention
as a miscarriage...
- of abortion
of a pregnancy—has been known since ancient
history. Various methods
have been used to perform
is legal throughout
the United States
and its territories, although restrictions
vary from state
to state. Abortion
is a controversial...
law permits, prohibits, restricts, or otherwise regulates
has been a controversial subject
in many societies...
-rights movements, also referred
to as pro-choice movements, advocate
for legal access
to induced abortion
services. It is the argument
methodologies. Abortion statistics
are commonly presented
as the number
, the abortion
rate (the number
per 1,000 women
movements, also referred
to as pro-life movements, are involved
in the abortion debate advocating against
in the United States
via the landmark
1973 case of Roe v. Wade. Specifically, abortion
in all U.S. states, and every state
to as late-term abortion
by induced abortion during
a late stage
of gestation. "Late"...
- The abortion debate
is the ongoing controversy surrounding
the moral, legal, and religious status
of induced abortion
. The sides involved
in the debate...
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