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Meaning of ABORTED

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*bort"ed\, a.
1. Brought forth prematurely.

2. (Biol.) Rendered abortive or sterile; undeveloped; checked
   in normal development at a very early stage; as, spines
   are aborted branches.

         The eyes of the cirripeds are more or less aborted
         in their mature state.                --Owen.

 

 

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