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oxysulphuret | oxytetracycline | oxytetracycline hydrochloride | oxytocic | oxytocic drug | oxytocin | oxytoluene | oxytone | oxytonical | oxytropis | oxytropis lambertii

oxytocin

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Noun
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ox=y=to=cin

OXFORD DICTIONARY

oxytocin, n.
1 a hormone released by the pituitary gland that causes increased contraction of the womb during labour and stimulates the ejection of milk into the ducts of the breasts.
2 a synthetic form of this used to induce labour etc.

Etymology
oxytocic accelerating parturition f. Gk oxutokia sudden delivery (as OXY-(1), tokos childbirth)

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