abortion englannista suomeksi
sikiönlähdettäminen, raskaudenkeskeytys, abortti, raskauden keskeyttäminen
(senseid) The expulsion from the womb of a foetus or embryo before it is fully developed, with loss of the foetus; either naturally as a abortion (now usually called a miscarriage), or deliberately as an abortion. (defdate)
1809, William Nicholson, ''The British Encyclopaedia'', vol IV:
- At any time after impregnation, abortion may take place: it is one of the most common complaints of pregnancy, whence it is a matter of no small consequence that every practitioner should well understand it.
2017, Ben Jacobs, ''The Guardian'', 5 October:
- Representative Tim Murphy of Pennsylvania will resign from Congress after claims that the anti-abortion Republican had urged a woman he was having an extramarital affair with to have an abortion.
An aborted foetus; an abortus. (defdate)
1791, (w), ''Life of Johnson'', Oxford 2008, p. 657:
- ‘It seems too hairy for an abortion, and too small for a mature birth.’
1929, (w), ''A Room of One's Own'':
- The Fascist poem, one may fear, will be a horrid little abortion such as one sees in a glass jar in the museum of some county town.
A misshapen person or thing; a monstrosity. (defdate)
Failure or abandonment of a project, promise, goal etc. (defdate)
(quote-book) the abrupt abortion of the trip after eleven days.
The cessation of an illness or disease at a very early stage.