Habitual abortion
The miscarriage of 3 or more consecutive pregnancies. The abortion of 3 or more miscarriages (spontaneous abortions) with no intervening pregnancies is also termed recurrent abortion. Habitual or recurrent abortion is a form of infertility. It is sometimes due to chromosome abnormalities or other genetic causes.

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habitual abortion n spontaneous abortion occurring in three or more successive pregnancies

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Medical dictionary. 2011.

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