Meaning of oxytocic

ox•y•to•cic

Pronunciation: (ok"si-tō'sik, -tos'ik), [key]
— Med. Med.
—adj.
  1. of or causing the stimulation of the involuntary muscle of the uterus.
  2. promoting or accelerating childbirth.
—n.
  1. an oxytocic substance or drug.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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