oxytocic

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oxytocic

[¦äk·sē¦tō·sik]
(medicine)
Hastening parturition.
(pharmacology)
A drug that hastens parturition.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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