Abort(n.) An untimely birth.
Abort(n.) An aborted offspring.
Abort(v. i.) To miscarry; to bring forth young prematurely.
Abort(v. i.) To become checked in normal development, so as either to remain rudimentary or shrink away wholly; to become sterile.
Aborted(a.) Brought forth prematurely.
Aborted(a.) Rendered abortive or sterile; undeveloped; checked in normal development at a very early stage; as, spines are aborted branches.
Abortion(n.) The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage.
Abortion(n.) The immature product of an untimely birth.
Abortion(n.) Arrest of development of any organ, so that it remains an imperfect formation or is absorbed.
Abortion(n.) Any fruit or produce that does not come to maturity, or anything which in its progress, before it is matured or perfect; a complete failure; as, his attempt proved an abortion.
Abortional(a.) Pertaining to abortion; miscarrying; abortive.
Abortive(n.) That which is born or brought forth prematurely; an abortion.
Abortive(n.) A fruitless effort or issue.
Abortive(n.) A medicine to which is attributed the property of causing abortion.
Abortive(v.) Produced by abortion; born prematurely; as, an abortive child.
Abortive(v.) Made from the skin of a still-born animal; as, abortive vellum.
Abortive(v.) Rendering fruitless or ineffectual.
Abortive(v.) Coming to naught; failing in its effect; miscarrying; fruitless; unsuccessful; as, an abortive attempt.
Abortive(v.) Imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary; sterile; as, an abortive organ, stamen, ovule, etc.
Abortive(v.) Causing abortion; as, abortive medicines.
Abortive(v.) Cutting short; as, abortive treatment of typhoid fever.
Abortively(adv.) In an abortive or untimely manner; immaturely; fruitlessly.
Abortiveness(n.) The quality of being abortive.
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