AskDefine | Define aborticide

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aborticide

Noun

1 a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion [syn: abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug]
2 the act of destroying a fetus [syn: feticide]

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English

Etymology

Latin abortus + caedere to kill. See abort

Noun

  1. : The act of destroying a fetus in the womb; feticide
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