therapeutic abortion

медицинский аборт

English-Russian small dictionary of medicine. . 2015.

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  • therapeutic abortion — Abortion A*bor tion ([.a]*b[^o]r sh[u^]n), n. [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See {Abort}.] 1. The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • therapeutic abortion — n abortion induced when pregnancy constitutes a threat to the physical or mental health of the mother * * * abortion induced to save the life or health (physical or mental) of a pregnant woman; sometimes performed after rape or incest …   Medical dictionary

  • therapeutic abortion — abortion performed when a woman s pregnancy endangers her health. * * * …   Universalium

  • therapeutic abortion — noun a legally induced abortion for medical reasons (as when the mother s life is threatened) • Hypernyms: ↑induced abortion * * * noun : abortion induced when pregnancy constitutes a threat to the mother s life * * * abortion performed when a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Therapeutic Abortion Committee — A Therapeutic Abortion Committee (commonly known as a TAC) refers to a Canadian committee of three medical doctors who would decide whether an abortion fit an exemption to the Criminal Code of Canada, which only permitted lawful abortion if… …   Wikipedia

  • Abortion in Canada — is not limited by the law. While some non legal obstacles exist, Canada is one of only a few nations with no legal restrictions on abortion. Regulations and accessibility varies between provinces. Polls continue to show that a majority of… …   Wikipedia

  • Abortion in Nicaragua — is completely illegal. Prior to a change in the law, which took effect on 18 November 2006, the law allowed pregnancies to be terminated for therapeutic reasons, but this clause is no longer in effect. [… …   Wikipedia

  • Abortion in Chile — Abortion has been a crime in Chile since 1874 and is the leading cause of maternal mortality in the country [http://www.hrw.org/photos/2005/argentina0605/html/chile.htm] . All types of abortion in Chile, including those done for a therapeutic… …   Wikipedia

  • Abortion — A*bor tion ([.a]*b[^o]r sh[u^]n), n. [L. abortio, fr. aboriri. See {Abort}.] 1. The act of giving premature birth; particularly, the expulsion of the human fetus prematurely, or before it is capable of sustaining life; miscarriage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • therapeutic — [ther΄ə pyo͞ot′ik] adj. [ModL therapeuticus < Gr therapeutikos < therapeutēs, attendant, servant, one who treats medically < therapeuein, to nurse, treat medically] 1. a) serving to cure or heal; curative b) serving to preserve health… …   English World dictionary

  • Abortion — Induced abortion Classification and external resources ICD 10 O04 …   Wikipedia

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