Oxytocic



[ok-si-toh-sik, -tos-ik] /ˌɒk sɪˈtoʊ sɪk, -ˈtɒs ɪk/ Medicine/Medical

adjective
1.
of or causing the stimulation of the involuntary muscle of the uterus.
2.
promoting or accelerating childbirth.
noun
3.
an oxytocic substance or drug.
/ˌɒksɪˈtəʊsɪk/
adjective
1.
accelerating childbirth by stimulating uterine contractions
noun
2.
an oxytocic drug or agent

oxytocic ox·y·to·cic (ŏk’sĭ-tō’sĭk)
adj.
Hastening or facilitating childbirth, especially by stimulating contractions of the uterus. Used of a drug. n.
An oxytocic drug.

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