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ox•y•to•cic



Pronunciation: (ok"si-tō'sik, -tos'ik), [key] Med.

adj.
1. of or causing the stimulation of the involuntary muscle of the uterus.
2. promoting or accelerating childbirth.

n.
an oxytocic substance or drug.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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