septic abortion

noun

Medical Definition of septic abortion

: spontaneous or induced abortion associated with bacterial infection (as by E. coli, beta-hemolytic streptococci, or Clostridium perfringens)

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“Septic abortion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/septic%20abortion. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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