abortion

removal (spontaneous or induced) of an embryo or foetus from the uterus before it reaches the stage when it can survive outside the womb

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    an involuntary sidewise movement occuring in certain nervous disorders.

    any very minute organism.

    a condition of aging characterized by growth retardation, dry wrinkled skin and baldness

    the development of a fertilized ovum outside the cavity of the uterus.

    a disease process involving a number of peripheral nerves.

    the development of an infectious disease in a  host from the time the infecting agent is introduced in the body until the first clinical features manifest themselves

    the developmental age of the foetus counted from the day of the woman's last menstrual period.

    care aimed at minimising pain and suffering when cure is not possible

    type of growth in which a part grows more rapidly than the whole.

    the upper part of the trunk between the neck and the abdomen housing the heart and lungs.

    morbid fear of speaking or stuttering.

    the fundamental unit in ecology, comprising of living and the nonliving elements

    any irregular bleeding from the uterus between the periods.

    the tip or end of a sharp process.

    the scientific investigation of medical problems by experimentation upon animals or by clinical research.