post·​abor·​tion ˌpōst-ə-ˈbȯr-shən How to pronounce postabortion (audio)
: following termination of a pregnancy : occurring after an abortion
postabortion bleeding
postabortion counseling

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postabortion was in 1943

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Cite this Entry

“Postabortion.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


post·​abor·​tion -ə-ˈbȯr-shən How to pronounce postabortion (audio)
: occurring after an abortion
postabortion uterine infection
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