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Meaning of ABORTICIDE

Pronunciation:  u'borti`sId

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of destroying a fetus
  2. [n]  a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion
 

ABORTICIDE is a 10 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug, feticide
 
 See Also: abortion pill, drug, induced abortion, Mifepristone, RU 486

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\A*bor"ti*cide\ ([.a]*b[^o]r"t[i^]*s[imac]d), n. [L.
abortus + caedere to kill. See {Abort}.] (Med.)
The act of destroying a fetus in the womb; feticide.

 

 

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