Definition of Abortion, recurrent
Abortion, recurrent: The occurrence of 3 or more miscarriages (which are medically termed "spontaneous abortions") with no intervening pregnancies.
Recurrent abortion (or, as it is sometimes called, habitual abortion) is a form of infertility. It may be due to chromosome abnormalities.
Last Editorial Review: 4/27/2011 5:27:15 PM
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