inducing or accelerating labor, or childbirth; oxytocic.
a parturifacient agent.
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How to use parturifacient in a sentence
One third at intervals of half an hour, until the whole is taken; as a parturifacient.
British Dictionary definitions for parturifacient
a medical word for oxytocic
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