feticide

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noun fe·ti·cide \ˈfē-tə-ˌsīd\

Definition of feticide

  1. :  the act of causing the death of a fetus

1842

First Known Use of feticide

1842


Medical Dictionary

feticide

noun fe·ti·cide
variants: or chiefly British

foeticide

\ˈfēt-ə-ˌsīd\play

Medical Definition of feticide

  1. :  the action or process of causing the death of a fetus

feticidal

or chiefly British

foeticidal

\ˌfēt-ə-ˈsīd-əl\play adjective

Law Dictionary

feticide

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noun fe·ti·cide \ˈfē-tə-ˌsīd\

Legal Definition of feticide

  1. :  the act of causing the death of a fetus

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