abortifacient

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noun abor·ti·fa·cient \ə-ˌbȯr-tə-ˈfā-shənt\

Definition of abortifacient

  1. :  an agent (as a drug) that induces abortion

abortifacient

adjective

1857

First Known Use of abortifacient

1857


Medical Dictionary

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abortifacient

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adjective abor·ti·fa·cient \ə-ˌbȯrt-ə-ˈfā-shənt\

Medical Definition of abortifacient

  1. :  inducing abortion


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abortifacient

noun abor·ti·fa·cient

Medical Definition of abortifacient

  1. :  an agent (as a drug) that induces abortion



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