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 termination of a pregnancy by removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus. An abortion that occurs without intervention is known as a miscarriage...
- Abortion laws vary widely among countries and territories and have changed over time. Such laws range from abortion being freely available on request...
- Abortion in the United States is legal, subject to balancing tests tying state regulation of abortion to the three trimesters of pregnancy, via the landmark...
- Abortion is legal throughout the United States and its territories, although restrictions and accessibility vary from state to state. Abortion is a controversial...
- Christianity and abortion have a long and complex history, and there are a variety of positions taken by contemporary Christian denominations on the topic...
- Abortion-rights movements, also referred to as pro-choice movements, advocate for legal access to induced abortion services including elective abortion...
- practice of abortion—the termination of a pregnancy—has been known since ancient times. Various methods have been used to perform or attempt an abortion, including...
- Abortion in the Philippines is illegal. Article II of the 1987 Philippine Constitution says, in part, "Section 12. The State recognizes the sanctity of...
- Anti-abortion movements, also referred to as pro-life movements, are involved in the abortion debate advocating against the practice of abortion and its...
- The abortion debate is the ongoing controversy surrounding the moral, legal, and religious status of induced abortion. In English-speaking countries,...