induction of labor

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Noun1.induction of labor - (obstetrics) inducing the childbirth process artificially by administering oxytocin or by puncturing the amniotic sac
induction - the act of bringing about something (especially at an early time); "the induction of an anesthetic state"
midwifery, obstetrics, tocology, OB - the branch of medicine dealing with childbirth and care of the mother
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