abor·​to·​gen·​ic | \ ə¦bȯrtə¦jenik \

Definition of abortogenic

: causing abortion : abortifacient abortogenic necrosis

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First Known Use of abortogenic

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for abortogenic

abort entry 1 or abort(us) + -o- + -genic

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“Abortogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abortogenic. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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