Noun Abortion Definition and Examples


Noun:

Abortion

Definition:

noun

1. Also called voluntary abortion. the removal of an embryo or fetus from the uterus in order to end a pregnancy.

2. any of various surgical methods for terminating a pregnancy, especially during the first six months.

3. Also called spontaneous abortion. miscarriage (def 1).

4. an immature and nonviable fetus.

5. abortus (def 2).

6. any malformed or monstrous person, thing, etc.

7. Biology. the arrested development of an embryo or an organ at a more or less early stage.

8. the stopping of an illness, infection, etc., at a very early stage.

9. Informal. shambles; mess. anything that fails to develop, progress, or mature, as a design or project.


Examples:

"There can be abortion clinics."
"There can be abortion rights."
"There can be abortion pills."
"There can be abortion procedures."
"There can be abortion issues."
"There can be abortion debates."
"There can be abortion services."
"There can be abortion rates."
"There can be abortion acts."
"There can be abortion opponents."
"There can be abortion bills."
"There can be abortion foes."
"There can be abortion providers."
"There can be abortion drugs."
"There can be abortion legislations."
"There can be abortion methods."
"There can be abortion counsellings."
"There can be abortion bans."
"There can be abortion cases."
"There can be abortion reforms."


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