Definition of feticide in English:

feticide

Line breaks: feti|cide
Pronunciation: /ˈfiːtɪsʌɪd
 
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noun

[mass noun]
  • Destruction or abortion of a fetus.
    More example sentences
    • Even before birth, the body may be killed through induced abortion and other types of feticide, such as stabbing the fetus in the womb.
    • Support the Indian Medical Association in condemning the practice of female feticide and circulate national medical associations with a statement on the issue.
    • The ethical debate that underlies the legal and medical practice of female foeticide as practised in clinics is mockingly addressed in the family planning initiatives that have ironically triggered it.

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