the surgical removal or medical clearing out of a fetus or embryo from a woman’s uterus- the termination of a pregnancy prior to a point of sustainability- spontaneous and induced abortion pertain to those which are intention, whereas missed abortion are medically regarded are unintentional losses of pregnancy (miscarriages).

ABORTION: “Elective abortions are legal in many states throughout America, most up to fourteen weeks, but some up to as many as twenty-four weeks.”