induced abortion

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪnˈdust əˈbɔɹ.ʃn̩/, /ɪnˈdjust əˈbɔɹ.ʃn̩/

Noun[edit]

induced abortion (plural induced abortions)

  1. 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.

Synonyms[edit]

  • (therapeutic abortion): abortion (non-technical)

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