therapeutic abortion

noun

Medical Definition of therapeutic abortion

: abortion induced when pregnancy constitutes a threat to the physical or mental health of the mother

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“Therapeutic abortion.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/therapeutic%20abortion. Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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