from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Surgical removal of an embryo, especially one implanted outside of the uterus.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Removal of the embryo by an operation, in cases of extra-uterine pregnancy.


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