from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See abortion.
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- n. A surgical or medicinal procedure that terminates a pregnancy by removing the fetus; a therapeutic abortion. It is a non-contraceptive form of birth control.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a deliberate termination of pregnancy
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