removal (spontaneous or induced) of an embryo or foetus from the uterus before it reaches the stage when it can survive outside the womb

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    a projection from the surface, especially of a mucous membrane.

    a ring of muscle surrounding and serving to guard or close an opening or tube, especially the anus.

    deposition of calcium salts. A process in which tissues in the body becomeshardened as a result of the precipitates of calcium carbonate or other calcium salts normally occuring in the formation of bone and teeth.

    a system of clinical evaluation of cancerous tumours based on the extent of the disease.

    without an alternative system or pathway.

    a malformed individual with four feet.

    swelling of fat in the skin, causing painful swellings.

    weakness affecting one side of the body.

    a ring of muscular fibres surrounding the anus.

    the branch of physiology and of anatomy concerned with the secretions and the secreting glands

    any structure or function of the body that is outside of the normal range of variation

    examination of the vagina and cervix by means of an illuminated instrument.

    deformity of the hand, with the fingers in a claw-like position.

    a condition in which painful areas of fat develop beneath the skin.

    having a tendency to perform certain repetitive acts or ritualistic behaviour to relieve anxiety.