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miscarriage in Biology topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmiscarriagemis‧car‧riage /ˌmɪsˈkærɪdʒ, ˈmɪskærɪdʒ/ noun [countable, uncountable]  MBBABY/HAVE A BABYif a woman who is going to have a baby has a miscarriage, she gives birth before the baby is properly formed and it diesabortion, stillbirth She had two miscarriages before she had her first child. One in five pregnancies ends in miscarriage.
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miscarriageBut I had a miscarriage at Christmas.Emmanuel suffered a miscarriage two weeks later and was taken to the hospital shackled and handcuffed.Also patron of healers; she is invoked against miscarriages.Further research showed that problems with conception and miscarriages were more frequent among societies where low levels of wheatgerm were consumed.Workers have attributed skin rashes, dizziness, muscle cramps and miscarriages to the chemicals and physical hardship they endure.During the last winter of the war she became pregnant again, but only to suffer another miscarriage in the New Year.As a result of a number of miscarriages, we are scrutinising our system of justice.She is awake when the procured miscarriage happens.had ... miscarriagesFaye had had two miscarriages and now a threat hung over this pregnancy as well.Shortly after that her first child was born and then she had two miscarriages.For women who've had previous miscarriages, abortions or stillbirths, anxiety can be particularly acute.