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abort
used in The Hot Zone

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Definition
terminate (stop) before completion
  • The woman then aborted spontaneously, and the nun who assisted at this grotesque delivery came away from the experience with blood on her hands.
    p. 104.2
  • The virus is a catastrophe for a pregnant woman: the child is aborted spontaneously and is usually infected with Ebola virus, born with red eyes and a bloody nose.
    p. 107.8
  • The room had been abandoned in the middle of childbirths, where dying mothers had aborted fetuses infected with Ebola.
    p. 126.4

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