ampullar abortion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English, from Old English, from Latin amphora, from Ancient Greek amphoreus (amphoreus, jaw with two handles), from amphi (amphi, both) + (phoreus (phoreus, bearer), from pherein (pherein, to bear)) + from Latin abortiō (miscarriage, abortion), from aborior (miscarry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /æmˈpʊ.lɑɹ əˈbɔɹ.ʃn̩/

Noun[edit]

ampullar abortion (plural ampullar abortions)

  1. (medicine) A tubal abortion occurring near the ampulla of the oviduct.

References[edit]

  • 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 7: