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Definition of Abortive
Abortive A*bor"tive, n.
1. That which is born or brought forth prematurely; an
abortion. [Obs.] --Shak.
2. A fruitless effort or issue. [Obs.]
3. A medicine to which is attributed the property of causing
AbortiveAbortive A*bor"tive, a. [L. abortivus, fr. aboriri. See
1. Produced by abortion; born prematurely; as, an abortive
2. Made from the skin of a still-born animal; as, abortive
3. Rendering fruitless or ineffectual. [Obs.] ``Plunged in
that abortive gulf.' --Milton.
4. Coming to naught; failing in its effect; miscarrying;
fruitless; unsuccessful; as, an abortive attempt. ``An
abortive enterprise.' --Prescott.
5. (Biol.) Imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary;
sterile; as, an abortive organ, stamen, ovule, etc.
(a) Causing abortion; as, abortive medicines. --Parr.
(b) Cutting short; as, abortive treatment of typhoid
Meaning of Abortive from wikipedia
of pregnancy Abortive
infection, a viral infection
a cell without reproducing
into more infectious
does not involve
the central nervous system
(CNS), sometimes called abortive
poliomyelitis, and a major illness involving
the CNS, which
may be paralytic...
initiation, also known
transcription, is an early process
of genetic transcription
RNA polymerase binds
to a DNA promoter...
type Description abortive therapy
that is intended
to stop a medical condition
any further. A medication taken
- The abortive transformation
is a transformation
of cells, which
are unstable. A few generations after transformation
the cells revert
to normal. This process...
- An abortive flower
is a flower
that has a stamen
but an under
developed, or no pistil. It falls without producing fruit
or seeds, due to its inability...
- In botany, a staminode
is an often
stamen, which means
that it does not produce
are four "abortive
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Dimka's confessional statements after investigations
into the abortive February
13, 1976 Dimka
led coup which resulted
- moon-calf) is a monstrous
birth, the abortive fetus
of a cow or other
farm animal. The term was occasionally applied
to an abortive human
fetus. The term derives...
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