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drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion aborticide , abortifacient , abortion-inducing drug
abortion-inducing thing abortifacient
abortion-inducing drug (trade name RU_486) developed in France; when taken during the first five weeks of pregnancy it blocks the action of progesterone so that the uterus sloughs off the embryo abortion pill , mifepristone , RU 486
infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings Bang's disease , brucellosis , contagious abortion
serious form of septicemia contracted by a woman during childbirth or abortion (usually attributable to unsanitary conditions); formerly widespread but now uncommon childbed fever , puerperal fever
alkaloid derived from ergot (trade name Ergotrate Maleate) that is less toxic than ergot; induces muscular contraction of the uterus and is administered after childbirth or abortion ergonovine , Ergotrate Maleate
repeated spontaneous abortion (often for no known reason) habitual abortion
abortion, bring on induce , terminate
type species of the genus Listeria; can cause meningitis, encephalitis, septicemia, endocarditis, abortion, abscesses, listeriosis L. monocytogenes , Listeria monocytogenes
naturally occurring abortion of a fetus miscarriage
supporting the legal right to an abortion pro-abortion
supporting a woman's legal right to choose whether or not to have an abortion pro-choice
those who argue that the decision to have an induced abortion should be made by the mother pro-choice faction
supporting the legal protection of unborn children, esp. by opposing abortion pro-life
those who argue that induced abortion is killing and should be prohibited pro-life faction
advocate of full legal protection for embryos and fetuses; someone opposed to legalized induced abortion pro-lifer
advocating laws making abortion illegal right-to-life
method of induced abortion; prior to the 14th week of gestation the embryo and placenta are removed by applying suction to the dilated cervix suction curettage , vacuum aspiration
legally induced abortion for medical reasons (as when the mother's life is threatened) therapeutic abortion
bacteria that cause abortion in sheep Vibrio fetus
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