tubal abortion

(redirected from aborted ectopic pregnancy)

tu·bal a·bor·tion

extrusion of the product of conception through the fimbriated end of the oviduct or through a rupture of an oviduct; aborted ectopic pregnancy, the pregnancy having originated in a fallopian tube.

tubal abortion

1. A spontaneous abortion in which the fetus has been expelled through the distal end of the uterine tube.
2. The escape of the products of conception into the peritoneal cavity by way of the uterine tube.
See also: abortion
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