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abortifacient

Pronunciation: ă-bōr-ti-fā′shent

Definition:

  1. Producing abortion.
  2. An agent that produces abortion.

Synonym(s): aborticide, abortient, abortigenic, abortive3

[L. abortus, abortion, + facio, to make]

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