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Abortion - Meaning and Examples

Meaning of 'Abortion' (Webster Dictionary)

1 . Abortion [ n.]
- The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage.
- The immature product of an untimely birth.
- Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed.
- Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion.