Abortus definition

əbôrtəs
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An aborted fetus.
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An abortion. [First attested in the mid 19th century.]
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An aborted fetus, especially one aborted in early pregnancy. [First attested in the early 20th century.]
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Noun

Singular:
abortus
Plural:
aborti, abortuses

Origin of abortus

  • (borrowed) New Latin, borrowing from Latin abortus ("miscarriage")

    From Wiktionary