oxytocic

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oxytocic

[¦äk·sē¦tō·sik]
(medicine)
Hastening parturition.
(pharmacology)
A drug that hastens parturition.
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She was given the ecbolic at the request of officials at the home in January 1991 at a Sendai maternity clinic after a doctor there told them it was difficult to perform abortions after four months of pregnancy, the employee said.
The ecbolic was used on purpose to abort, and the boy may have been mistreated,'' the former employee said.
12 Whole plant Tuberculosis, constipation, helminthiasis, cooling, leucoderma, ecbolic (a drug that increases uterine contractions and facilitates delivery), fever.