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 in a Sentence
a woman who has suffered multiple miscarriages
a high risk of miscarriage
Recent Examples of miscarriage from the Web
Talento’s ideas about birth control affecting fertility and causing miscarriages also don’t hold up, says Dr. MacIsaac.
Our Carriage Infant Loss, for those who have suffered an infant loss or miscarriage, 7 p.m. July 20 at Christ Lutheran Church, 2610 N. Campbell St., Valparaiso.
Exposure to lead can have long term effects and cause miscarriage, developmental delays in infants and other medical issues.
The five men’s wrongful conviction is now seen as a gross miscarriage of justice—and soon, Ava DuVernay will tell their story.
There’s nothing glamorous about having a miscarriage, or being in a custody battle with the father of your child, or the struggle to make money.
Patty comes into the conversation because Cockrum is talking about her own two miscarriages.
In one of the opera’s most powerful moments, director Jose Maria Condemi staged Frida’s miscarriage as a nightmarish scene with the Calaveras, a puppet on a stick and streams of red ribbons.
Common symptoms include nausea, cramping and heavy bleeding, similar to what women experience during a miscarriage.
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First Known Use of miscarriage
MISCARRIAGE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of miscarriage for English Language Learners
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
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