spontaneous abortion

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Medical Dictionary

spontaneous abortion spon·ta·ne·ous abortion (spŏn-tā'nē-əs)
n.
Abortion occurring naturally; miscarriage.

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Science Dictionary
spontaneous abortion   (spŏn-tā'nē-əs)  Pronunciation Key 
See miscarriage.
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Cultural Dictionary

spontaneous abortion definition


A miscarriage or stillbirth. (See abortion.)

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