imminent abortion


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Related to imminent abortion: threatened abortion
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Noun1.imminent abortion - the appearance of symptoms that signal the impending loss of the products of conception
spontaneous abortion, stillbirth, miscarriage - a natural loss of the products of conception
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Rather than dissuade the professor or report the imminent abortion to other Utah authorities, the Dean accompanies the professor to the clinic and helps her to pass through a crowd of antiabortion demonstrators who are picketing there.
I will look to situations where, for example, the biological father of the fetus might sue in the state of common domicile to enjoin the woman from leaving the state for the purpose of having an abortion or to enjoin the imminent abortion once she has left the state.