Definitions for "Incomplete abortion"
previous term for retained products of conception where part of the placenta or fetal membranes remains within the uterus.
termination of pregnancy without expulsion of all of the products of conception
The medical term used to the describe the termination of the pregnancy in which the products of conception are not completely expelled from the uterus. Complications include infection and hemmorhage, which may require surgical attention through curretage, oxytocins and blood replacement. An incomplete abortion is also known as an incomplete miscarriage.