vacuum aspiration


: a method of abortion performed in the later half of the first trimester of pregnancy by aspiration of the contents of the uterus through a narrow tube

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“Vacuum aspiration.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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