spontaneous expulsion of the embryo or fetus from the uterus before it has developed sufficiently to live without maternal support. The most common ... [4 related articles]
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Miscarriage or spontaneous abortion is the spontaneous end of a pregnancy at a stage where the embryo or fetus is incapable of surviving independently, generally defined in humans at prior to 20 weeks of gestation. Miscarriage is the most common complication of early pregnancy. ==Terminology== Very...
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- failure of a plan
- a natural loss of the products of conception
A miscarriage occurs when a pregnancy is lost in the first 20 weeks. Out of all pregnancies, approximately 15 to 20% end in a miscarriage. Most miscarriages happen in the first 12 weeks. There are various causes for a miscarriage to occur. Sometimes, a fertilized egg can not develop properly because...
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miscarriage: see abortion.
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By the English statute of frauds it is enacted that "no action shall be brought to charge the defendant upon any special promise to answer for the debt, default, or miscarriage of another person, unless the agreement," etc. "shall be in writing," etc. The word miscarriage, in this statute comprehend...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: mis-kar′ăj Definitions: 1. Layperson's term for spontaneous expulsion of the products of pregnancy before the middle of the second trimester; no longer accepted in clinical usage. Synonyms: spontaneous abortion
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Spontaneous expulsion of a fetus from the womb before it is capable of independent survival. Miscarriage is believed to occur in 15% of pregnancies, often at such an early stage as to go unnoticed. Possible causes include fetal abnormality, abnormality of the uterus or cervix, infection, shock, unde...
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The spontaneous loss of an embryo or fetus from the womb.
Found on http://www.thebridgecentre.co.uk/04_causesofinfertility/glossary_of_terms.h
1) Abortion 2) Failure 3) Failure of a plan
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The spontaneous and involuntary loss of a pregnancy before 20 weeks, estimated to occur in 15 to 20 percent of all pregnancies. Most miscarriages occur in the first 12 weeks of pregnancy, and many occur before a woman even knows she's pregnant.
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a pregnancy that ends prematurely and is not carried to term.
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