Abortion means the deliberate induction of a miscarriage. Around 80,000 Australian women have the operation every year.

Source: Queensland Health1

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Abortion adverse event: A pregnancy adverse event that is the termination of a pregnancyby the removal or expulsion from the uterus of a fetus or embryo, resulting in or caused by its death.2

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Abortion: The unintentional or intentional loss of a pregnancy before 22 weeks gestation.3


Types may include:4

Types of Abortion:

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  1. Source: Queensland Health: conditions.health.qld.gov.au/ HealthCondition/ condition/ 21/ 175/ 2/ abortion
  2. Source: OAE Ontology
  3. Source: NCI Thesaurus
  4. ibid.
  5. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ miscarriage.html

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