miscarriage

[n] - failure of a plan
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Miscarriage

Spontaneous abortion or loss of the foetus before 21 weeks of gestation
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miscarriage

The involuntary expulsion of a fetus before the 24th week. After that, the loss of a pregnancy is called a stillbirth.
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Miscarriage

End of a pregnancy before the baby has developed enough to survive. It can happen naturally or accidentally. The medical term for a miscarriage is spontaneous abortion.
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Miscarriage

Loss of an unborn baby - a natural abortion
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Miscarriage

expulsion of a foetus before it has developed sufficiently to survive on its own
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Miscarriage

Our Miscarriage Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Miscarriage Miscarriage: Inadvertent loss of a pregnancy before the fetus is viable. A considerable proportion of pregnancies end in a miscarriage. Also called a spontaneous abortion.
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Miscarriage

Mis·car'riage noun 1. Unfortunate event or issue of an undertaking; failure to attain a desired result or reach a destination. « When a counselor, to save himself, Would lay miscarriages upon his prince.» Dryden. 2. Ill conduct; evil or improper behavior; a
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miscarriage

<obstetrics> A spontaneous unplanned evacuation of the foetus from the womb. most miscarriages occur from 2 weeks to 6 weeks gestation. ... (13 Nov 1997) ...
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miscarriage

abortion noun failure of a plan
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miscarriage

(mis´kar-әj) popular term for spontaneous abortion.
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Miscarriage

• (n.) Unfortunate event or issue of an undertaking; failure to attain a desired result or reach a destination. • (n.) The act of bringing forth before the time; premature birth. • (n.) Ill conduct; evil or improper behavior; as, the failings and miscarriages of the righteous.
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miscarriage

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

  1. failure of a plan
  2. a natural loss of the products of conception

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Miscarriage

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 of a chromosomal abnormality. Other times, the fe
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miscarriage

miscarriage: see abortion.
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Miscarriage

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 comprehends that species of wrongful act, for the consequenc
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miscarriage

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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miscarriage

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, underactive thyroid, and drug and alcohol use. The...
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Miscarriage

The spontaneous loss of an embryo or fetus from the womb.
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Miscarriage

A miscarriage is the natural death of an embryo or fetus in the womb. It takes place in the early stages of prenatal development prior to fetal viability (the stage of potential independent survival). Among women who know they are pregnant, the miscarriage rate is roughly 15-20% and it is the most common complication of early pregnancy in humans.
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Miscarriage

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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MISCARRIAGE

a pregnancy that ends prematurely and is not carried to term.
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