Definition of miscarriage in English:

miscarriage

Line breaks: mis|car¦riage
Pronunciation: /mɪsˈkarɪdʒ
 
, ˈmɪskarɪdʒ
 
/

noun

  • 1The spontaneous or unplanned expulsion of a fetus from the womb before it is able to survive independently: his wife had a miscarriage [mass noun]: some pregnancies result in miscarriage
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    • 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
    spontaneous abortion, stillbirth

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