The Law Dictionary

Your Free Online Legal Dictionary • Featuring Black’s Law Dictionary, 2nd Ed.

PROLICIDE Definition & Legal Meaning

Definition & Citations:

Iu medical jurisprudence. A word used to designate the destruction of the human offspring. Jurists divide the subject into foeticide, or tlie destruction of the foetus in utcro, and infanticide, or the destruction of the new-lioru infant. Ry. Med. Jur. 280.


This article contains general legal information but does not constitute professional legal advice for your particular situation. The Law Dictionary is not a law firm, and this page does not create an attorney-client or legal adviser relationship. If you have specific questions, please consult a qualified attorney licensed in your jurisdiction.