Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The killing of a foetus; a criminal abortion.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    In medical jurisprudence. Destruction of the fœtus; the act by which criminal abortion is produced. 1 Beck, Med. Jut. 288; Guy, Med. Jur. 133.