oxytocia

[ ok-si-toh-shee-uh, -shuh ]
/ ˌɒk sɪˈtoʊ ʃi ə, -ʃə /

noun Medicine/Medical.

rapid childbirth.

Origin of oxytocia

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

oxytocia

[ ŏk′sĭ-tōshə ]

n.

An unusually rapid childbirth.

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