Pitocin

[pi-toh-sin]
Pharmacology, Trademark.
a brand of oxytocin.
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pitocin

noun
hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitocin); stimulates contractions of the uterus and ejection of milk [syn: oxytocin
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Sometimes drugs such as synthetic pitocin are used to induce labor.
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