oxytocia

[ok-si-toh-shee-uh, -shuh]

Origin of oxytocia

< New Latin, equivalent to oxy- oxy-1 + toc- (< Greek tókos childbirth) + -ia -ia
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oxytocia in Medicine

oxytocia

[ŏk′sĭ-tōshə]
n.
  1. An unusually rapid childbirth.
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