[ Written also fœticide
.] [ Fetus
+ Latin caedere
to kill.] (Med. & Law)
The act of killing the fetus in the womb; the offense of procuring an abortion.
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Destruction of the embryo or foetus in the uterus. ... Origin: L. Fetus + caedo, to kill ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(fe´tĭ-sīd) destruction of the fetus.
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• (n.) The act of killing the fetus in the womb; the offense of procuring an abortion.
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feticide, foeticide. 1. The destruction or killing of the fetus or causing an abortion. 2. The destruction of the embryo or foetus in the uterus. 3. The intentional destruction of a human fetus; for example, by using an agent or drug. Feticide, as a legal term, refers to the deliberate or incidental killing of a fetus as a result of a human act;
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Intentional destruction of the embryo or fetus in the uterus. Feticide typically refers to an incident in which an individual pushes or kicks a pregnant woman in the abdomen, pushes the pregnant female down the stairs or otherwise harms her while she is carrying a fetus. Feticide can also refer to an abortion.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: fē′ti-sīd Definitions: 1. Destruction of the embryo or fetus in the uterus.
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Feticide (or foeticide) is an act that causes the death of a fetus. ==Etymology== The suffix "icide" is added in place of fetus` last syllable. It derives back to caedere, a Latin term meaning to cut or kill. Older examples: homicide, matricide, regicide. ==Fetal homicide== ===Laws in the United States=== In the U.S., most crimes of violence ar...
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