abortient
SYN: abortifacient (1).

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abor·tient (ə-borґshənt) abortifacient.

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  • abortient — abortient, a. rare 0. (əˈbɔːʃ(ɪ)ənt) [ad. L. abortient em pr. pple. of abortī re (in Vulgate), f. abort us; see abort n.] ‘Bot. Miscarrying; sterile.’ Craig 1847, and later Dicts …   Useful english dictionary

  • abortient — 1. noun Abortifacient; an agent producing abortion. 2. adjective Reproductively sterile or miscarrying …   Wiktionary

  • abortifacient — 1. Producing abortion. SYN: aborticide, abortient, abortigenic, abortive (3). 2. An agent that produces abortion. [L. abortus, abortion, + facio, to make] * * * abor·ti·fa·cient ə .bȯrt ə fā shənt adj inducing abortion abortifacien …   Medical dictionary

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