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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abortifacient  \A*bor`ti*fa"cient\ 
  ([.a]*b[^o]r`t[i^]*f[=a]"shent),  a.  [L.  abortus  (see  {Abort}, 
  v.)  +  faciens,  p.  pr  of  facere  to  make.] 
  Producing  miscarriage.  --  n.  A  drug  or  an  agent  that  causes 
  premature  delivery. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abortifacient 
  adj  :  causing  abortion 
  n  :  a  drug  (or  other  chemical  agent)  that  causes  abortion  [syn: 
  {aborticide}] 




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