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miscarriage

noun mis·car·riage \ˌmis-ˈker-ij, -ˈka-rij, ˈmis-ˌ\

medical : a condition in which a pregnancy ends too early and does not result in the birth of a live baby

law : an unjust legal decision

Full Definition of MISCARRIAGE

1
:  corrupt or incompetent management; especially :  a failure in the administration of justice
2
:  spontaneous expulsion of a human fetus before it is viable and especially between the 12th and 28th weeks of gestation

Examples of MISCARRIAGE

  1. a woman who has suffered multiple miscarriages
  2. a high risk of miscarriage

First Known Use of MISCARRIAGE

circa 1652

Rhymes with MISCARRIAGE

miscarriage

noun mis·car·riage \mis-ˈkar-ij\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of MISCARRIAGE

:  spontaneous expulsion of a human fetus before it is viable and especially between the 12th and 28th weeks of gestation—compare abortion 1a

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