parturifacient


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par·tu·ri·fa·cient

 (pär-to͝or′ə-fā′shənt, -tyo͝or′-)
adj.
Inducing or facilitating childbirth.
n.
A drug facilitating childbirth.

[Latin parturīre, to be in labor; see parturient + -facient.]
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parturifacient

(pɑːˌtjʊərɪˈfeɪʃənt)
adj, n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a medical word for oxytocic
[C19: from Latin parturīre to be in travail + facere to make]
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par•tu•ri•fa•cient

(pɑrˌtʊər əˈfeɪ ʃənt, -ˌtyʊər-)

adj.
1. accelerating labor or childbirth; oxytocic.
n.
2. a parturifacient agent.
[1850–55; < Latin parturi- (s. of parturīre to be in labor; see parturient) + -facient]
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par·tu·ri·fa·cient

n. parturifaciente, droga que induce el parto.
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More specifically, in Bolivia, the decoction of the bark is given to parturifacient women, in case of metrorragias, against diarrhea and stomach ache, and to cure intestinal worms.