Feticide definition

fētĭ-sīd
Intentional destruction of a human fetus.
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Intentional destruction of a human fetus.
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An abortion, specifically, the killing of a fetus.
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One who kills a fetus.
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The killing of a fetus; illegal abortion.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
feticide
Plural:
feticides

Origin of feticide

  • fetus +‎ -cide or fetus +‎ -icide, from French -cide, from Latin -cida (“cutter, killer”), from -cid (combining form of caedō (“cut, kill”)) + -a (“-er”) (used for form agent nouns).

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