As used in the Revised Code, “abortion” means the purposeful termination of a human pregnancy by any person, including the pregnant woman herself, with an intention other than to produce a live birth or to remove a dead fetus or embryo. Abortion is the practice of medicine or surgery for the purposes of section 4731.41 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 09-16-1974.

Terms Used In Ohio Code 2919.11

  • Person: includes an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, and association. See Ohio Code 1.59