Abortion - Abortion An abortion is the removal or expulsion...

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Abortion An abortion is the removal or expulsion of an embryo or fetus from the uterus, resulting in or caused by its death. See also: Pregnancy and Childbirth Birth Control This can occur spontaneously as a miscarriage, or be artificially induced through chemical, surgical or other means. Commonly, "abortion" refers to an induced procedure at any point in the pregnancy; medically, it is defined as a miscarriage or induced termination before twenty weeks' gestation, which is considered nonviable. . For more information about the topic Abortion , read the full article at Wikipedia.org , or see the following related articles: Miscarriage — Miscarriage or spontaneous abortion is the natural or accidental termination of a pregnancy at a stage where the embryo or the fetus is incapable of . .. > read more Stillbirth — A stillbirth occurs when a fetus, of mid-second trimester to full term gestational age, which has died in the womb or during labour or delivery, . .. > read more Trait (biology) — In biology, a trait or character is a feature of an organism. The term phenotype is sometimes used as a synonym for trait in common use, but strictly . .. > read more Peppermint — Peppermint is a (usually) sterile hybrid mint, a cross between watermint and spearmint. Being sterile, it spreads by rooting. Peppermint has a high . .. > read more Note: This page refers to an article that is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course BIOLOGY BIO-1B taught by Professor Dehaan during the Spring '10 term at Berkeley College.

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