parturifacient


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par·tu·ri·fa·cient

(par'tū-rē-fā'shent),
1. Inducing or accelerating labor.
2. An agent that induces or accelerates labor. Synonym(s): oxytocic (2)
[L. parturio, to be in labor, + facio, to make]

parturifacient

(pär-to͝or′ə-fā′shənt, -tyo͝or′-)
adj.
Inducing or facilitating childbirth.
n.
A drug facilitating childbirth.

parturifacient

(păr-tū-rĭ-fā′shĕnt) [″ + facere, to make]
1. Inducing or accelerating labor.
2. A drug used to cause or hasten delivery of the fetus.
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