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Medical definitions for spontaneous abortion

spontaneous abortion
[ spŏn-tānē-əs ]

n.
A naturally occurring termination of a pregnancy.miscarriage
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Scientific definitions for spontaneous abortion

spontaneous abortion
[ spŏn-tānē-əs ]

See miscarriage.
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Cultural definitions for spontaneous abortion

spontaneous abortion

A miscarriage or stillbirth. (See abortion.)(see also abortion.)

The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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