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Definition of Abortion, multiple

Abortion, multiple: Two or more miscarriages (spontaneous abortions) by a woman. Couples who have had multiple abortions have about a 5% chance that one member of the couple is carrying a chromosome translocation responsible for the miscarriages.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 8/28/2013

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