Definition of miscarriage in English:

miscarriage

Syllabification: mis·car·riage
Pronunciation: /misˈkarij, ˈmisˌkarij
 
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noun

  • 1The expulsion of a fetus from the womb before it is able to survive independently, especially spontaneously or as the result of accident: his wife had a miscarriage some pregnancies result in miscarriage
    More example sentences
    • Some investigators have found statistical associations between induced abortion and subsequent miscarriages and ectopic pregnancies.
    • Relatively new is the medical approach to spontaneous miscarriages.
    • Pregnant women are usually warned to avoid all contact with cats and cat feces to avoid exposure to Toxoplasma gondii, a microbe that can cause miscarriages or damage to fetuses.
    Synonyms
    stillbirth, spontaneous abortion

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