oxytocic

Definitions:

  • Hastening or facilitating childbirth, especially by stimulating contractions of the uterus. Used of a drug.
  • An oxytocic drug.
  • That serves or tends to induce or accelerate parturition.
  • A medicine or drug that tends to accelerate parturition.
  • Promoting uterine contractions, or parturition.
  • Serving to promote <xref>uterine</xref> <xref>contractions</xref>, thus accelerating childbirth.
  • An oxytocic drug.
  • a drug that induces labor by stimulating contractions of the muscles of the uterus
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