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 pregnancy due to removing an embryo or fetus before it can survive outside the uterus. An abortion that occurs spontaneously...
- Abortion in the United States is among the most controversial and divisive issues in United States culture and politics. Various anti-abortion laws have...
- 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 legal, via the landmark case of Roe v. Wade. Specifically, abortion is legal in all U.S. states, and every state has at...
- termination of pregnancy (TOP), also known as postviability abortion, or simply abortion is a termination of pregnancy that is performed during a later...
- federal law, as partial-birth abortion. However, partial-birth abortion is not an accepted medical term, and is not used by abortion practitioners or the medical...
- An unsafe abortion is the termination of a pregnancy by people lacking the necessary skills, or in an environment lacking minimal medical standards, or...
- Abortion is legal under certain cir****stances in England and Wales and Scotland based on the Abortion Act 1967, then one of the most liberal abortion...
- The abortion debate is the ongoing controversy surrounding the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. The sides involved in the debate...
- Anti-abortion movements, also referred to as Pro-life movements, are involved in the abortion debate advocating against the practice of abortion and its...
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