What is Abortive?
Abortive definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
failing to succeed; unsuccessful: an abortive rebellion; an abortive scheme.
imperfectly developed; rudimentary.
Medicine/Medical. producing or intended to produce abortion; abortifacient.acting to halt progress of a disease.
Pathology. (of the course of a disease) short and mild without the usual, pronounced clinical symptoms.
Botany. (of seeds or pollen grains) imperfect; unable to germinate.