miscarriage noun definition in Pregnancy topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Pregnancy topic
the process of giving birth to a baby before it is fully developed and able to survive; an occasion when this happens to have a miscarriage The pregnancy ended in miscarriage at 11 weeks. This test carries a high risk of miscarriage. She had suffered multiple miscarriages before trying the treatment. Smoking during pregnancy increases the risk of miscarriage.

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