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aborticide

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noun abor·ti·cide \ə-ˈbȯrt-ə-ˌsīd\

Medical Definition of aborticide

  1. 1:  the act of destroying a fetus within the uterus

  2. 2:  an agent that destroys the fetus and causes abortion




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