oxytocin stress test

oxytocin stress test

Contraction stress test, oxytocin challenge test Obstetrics A test of fetal well-being based on the principle that a hypoxic feturs will show late decelerations in the fetal heart rate in response to uterine contractions. See Deceleration. Cf Fetal heart monitoring, Non-stress test.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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