- causing abortion
- a drug (or other chemical agent) that creates abortion
- creating miscarriage.
- a medication or a real estate agent which causes untimely delivery.
A medication or substance that triggers pregnancy to finish prematurely.
1875, noun and adjective, from Latin abortus (see abortive) + facientem "making," pertaining to facere "do" (see factitious). A youthful word because of this inside noun feeling had been abortive (1640s).
a substance or device that is used to facilitate an abortion.
(v.) manufacturing miscarriage.
- (n.) A drug or a representative which causes premature distribution.