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Definition of the noun aborticide

What does aborticide mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aborticides

  1. a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion
  2. the act of destroying a fetus
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of aborticide: feticide
    • more generic term: induced abortion = a deliberate termination of pregnancy

Alternative definition of the noun aborticide


  1. The act of destroying a fetus in the womb; feticide

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for aborticide

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Google previewGarner's Dictionary of Legal Usage (2011)

by Bryan A. Garner

aborticide. See abortion. abortifacient; contraceptive. An abortifacient is anything intended to produce an abortion. Contraception is anything designed to prevent conception. Abortifacient should not be used to include contraceptive. abortion; ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Aborticide ...

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Aborticide Agent or substance that causes abortion. Abortifacient Agent or substance that causes abortion. Abortive Complex Any enzyme-substrate complex in which the substrate is bound to the enzyme in a manner that renders the catalysis ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

TfGTH SHT IT RHI, Ti fröRT II firCHI, Tiffara BRIT Aborticide.

Google previewSchirmer's Complete Rhyming Dictionary (2010)

by Paul Zollo

jib lib nib rib sahib squib Long ID abide aborticide alibied allied almond-eyed alongside amplified applied aside astride backside backslide bactericide beautified bedside belied beside bestride betide bichloride bide bleary-eyed bona-fide ...

Google previewCRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences (2001)

by Robert Alan Lewis

aborticide, abortifacient (def. 2). abortient. abortifacient (def. Ib). abortifacient. la: abortive. Ib: abortient, abortigenic. able to induce abortion. 2: an agent that ...

Google previewLaw Dictionary (1986)

Fachwoerterbuch der anglo-amerikanischen Rechtssprache einschliesslich wirtschaftlicher und politischer Begriffe by Dora von Beseler, Barbara Jacobs-Wüstefeld

ßg fehlschlagen aborticide Abtreibung/ Herbeiführung/ einer Fehlgeburt abortient abtreibend abortifacient Abtreibungsmittel n abortion 1.

Google previewThe Aldrich Dictionary of Phobias and Other Word Families (2002)

by Chris Aldrich

of similar biotopes; several biochores collectively saurochore lizards or other reptiles synzoochore animals, through intentional burying or storing of seeds or fruits zoochore animals; living animals aborticide a fetus in a uterus acaricide mites ...

Google previewLewis' Dictionary of Toxicology (1998)

by Robert Alan Lewis

aborticide. abortifacient (def. 2). abortient. abortifacient (def. 1). abortifacient. 1: abortient, abortigenic, abortive, capable of causing or inducing abortion. 2: an agent (e.g., ...

Google previewDictionary of Crime (1992)

Criminal Justice, Criminology, and Law Enforcement by Jay Robert Nash

aborticide n. Termination of a pregnancy while the fetus is still in the uterus. Cf. infanticide; prolicide. Legal use. REF.

Google previewCambridge English Pronouncing Dictionary with CD-ROM (2011)

by Daniel Jones

trd aborticide 9', ...

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