Definitions for abortifacientəˌbɔr təˈfeɪ ʃənt

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word abortifacient

Princeton's WordNet

  1. abortifacient, aborticide, abortion-inducing drug(adj)

    a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion

  2. abortifacient(adj)

    causing abortion

Wiktionary

  1. abortifacient(Noun)

    A drug or an agent that induces an abortion.

  2. abortifacient(Adjective)

    Producing miscarriage

  3. Origin: First attested in 1875.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Abortifacient

    producing miscarriage

  2. Abortifacient(noun)

    a drug or an agent that causes premature delivery

Freebase

  1. Abortifacient

    An abortifacient is a substance that induces abortion. Abortifacients for animals that have mated undesirably are known as mismating shots. Common abortifacients used in performing medical abortions include mifepristone, which is typically used in conjunction with misoprostol in a two-step approach. There are also several herbal mixtures with abortifacient claims, though there are no available data on the efficacy of these plants in humans.


Translations for abortifacient

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for abortifacient »

Translation

Find a translation for the abortifacient definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these abortifacient definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"abortifacient." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 29 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/abortifacient>.

Are we missing a good definition for abortifacient?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for abortifacient: