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IS A MISSCARRIAGE A MISSES ABORTION?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 5:37 PM on Mar. 12, 2010 in Health

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  • what?
    BUSYLOVINGHIM

    Answer by BUSYLOVINGHIM at 5:39 PM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • They also call a miscarriage in the early stages of pregnancy a missed abortion, yes.
    Anouck

    Answer by Anouck at 5:39 PM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • Yes, a miscarriage is sometimes called a spontaneous abortion.
    MizLee

    Answer by MizLee at 5:41 PM on Mar. 12, 2010

  • The medical term for miscarriage is generally spontaneous abortion. Missed abortion may be used to define a specific kind of miscarriage (where the baby stops growing but the body does not miscarry immediately.) Abortion is the term used medically to define ANY interruption of a pregnancy, natural or not. Therapeutic abortion or elective abortion are usually the terms used to desbribe an abortion by choice.
    Freela

    Answer by Freela at 5:44 PM on Mar. 12, 2010

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