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oxytocia

[ ok-si-toh-shee-uh, -shuh ]
/ ˌɒk sɪˈtoʊ ʃi ə, -ʃə /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
rapid childbirth.
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Origin of oxytocia

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