Meaning of abortifacient

a•bor•ti•fa•cient

Pronunciation: (u-bôr"tu-fā'shunt), [key]
— adj.
  1. causing abortion.
—n.
  1. a drug or device used to cause abortion: a biochemical abortifacient in pill form.
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