oxytocic

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ὀξύς (oksús, swift) + τόκος (tókos, childbirth), from τίκτω (tíktō, I give birth).

Adjective[edit]

oxytocic (comparative more oxytocic, superlative most oxytocic)

  1. (medicine) Serving to promote uterine contractions, thus accelerating childbirth.

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Noun[edit]

oxytocic (plural oxytocics)

  1. An oxytocic drug.