Abortifacient meaning

ə-bôrtə-fāshənt
Causing abortion.
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A substance or device used to induce abortion.
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Causing abortion.
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A drug or agent that causes abortion.
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Causing abortion.
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A substance or device used to induce abortion.
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Producing miscarriage. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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(pharmacology) A drug or an agent that induces an abortion.[First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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Origin of abortifacient

  • First attested in 1875. abortion +‎ -facient (“causing an”), from Latin facere (“to make”).

    From Wiktionary