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foeticide

(ˈfiːtɪˌsaɪd)
n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a variant spelling of feticide
ˌfoetiˈcidal adj

feticide, foeticide

the killing of a fetus; especially illegal abortion. Also called aborticide. — feticidal, foeticidal, adj.
See also: Abortion
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