aborticide

noun

abor·​ti·​cide ə-ˈbȯrt-ə-ˌsīd How to pronounce aborticide (audio)
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 19 Jul. 2024.

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