oxytocic

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oxytocic

[¦äk·sē¦tō·sik]
(medicine)
Hastening parturition.
(pharmacology)
A drug that hastens parturition.
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In addition where several doctors admitted women each had an individualised list of preferred requirements with regard to equipment, sutures, ecbolic administration and other aspects of care.
Medical terminology--she had no idea what an ecbolic was and knew leurs as venflons--and the fact in the UK drugs were always referred to by the generic not brand name, were some other different aspects of the nursing culture.
Most importantly, the ecbolic effect justifies its traditional use as fodder for goats with retained placenta post parturition (Iwu, 1983).
Officials at a home for mentally disabled people in Sendai forced a resident who was six months pregnant to take an ecbolic drug in 1991 to abort her fetus, a former employee of the home told Kyodo News on Sunday.