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uterotonic

Pronunciation: yu'ter-o-ton'ik

Definition:

  1. Giving tone to the uterine muscle.
  2. An agent that overcomes relaxation of the muscular wall of the uterus.

[utero- + G. tonos, tone, tension]

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