aborticide

noun
abor·​ti·​cide | \ ə-ˈbȯrt-ə-ˌsīd How to pronounce aborticide (audio) \

Medical Definition of aborticide

1 : the act of destroying a fetus within the uterus
2 : an agent that destroys the fetus and causes abortion

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“Aborticide.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/aborticide. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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