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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aborted  \A*bort"ed\,  a. 
  1.  Brought  forth  prematurely. 
 
  2.  (Biol.)  Rendered  abortive  or  sterile;  undeveloped;  checked 
  in  normal  development  at  a  very  early  stage;  as  spines 
  are  aborted  branches. 
 
  The  eyes  of  the  cirripeds  are  more  or  less  aborted 
  in  their  mature  state.  --Owen. 




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