missed abortion

[mĭst]

n.

An abortion in which the fetus dies but is retained within the uterus for two months or longer.

Nearby words

  1. missa,
  2. missa cantata,
  3. missal,
  4. missal stand,
  5. missay,
  6. missed labor,
  7. misseem,
  8. missel,
  9. missel thrush,
  10. missend


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