uterotonic

[yōō′tə-rō-tŏnĭk]

adj.

Giving tone to the uterine muscle.

n.

An agent that overcomes relaxation of the muscular wall of the uterus.

Nearby words

  1. uteroplasty,
  2. uterosalpingography,
  3. uteroscope,
  4. uteroscopy,
  5. uterotomy,
  6. uterotubography,
  7. uterus,
  8. uterus didelphys,
  9. utgard,
  10. utgard-loki


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