noun, plural a·bor·tus·es.Medicine/Medical.
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Origin of abortus
Words nearby abortus
Example sentences from the Web for abortus
Preisz named the organism "Corynebacterium abortus endemici (s. infectiosi)."
Preisz suggested the name "Corynebacterium abortus endemici (s. infectiousi)."
We have therefore suggested the name Bacillus (or Bacterium) abortus, Bang, for this organism.
The term "abortus," being in the genitive case, may be employed with either generic term.
Bacillus abortus of Bang, the cause of contagious abortion in cattle.