selective reduction

noun

Medical Definition of selective reduction

: abortion of one or more but not all embryos in a pregnancy with multiple embryos

called also selective termination

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“Selective reduction.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/selective%20reduction. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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