vasotocin

noun va·so·to·cin \ ˌvā-zə-ˈtō-sᵊn \

Definition of vasotocin

: a polypeptide pituitary hormone of most vertebrates below mammals that has properties similar to oxytocin and vasopressin

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vasotocin

noun va·so·to·cin \ ˌvā-zə-ˈtōs-ᵊn \

medical Definition of vasotocin

: a polypeptide pituitary hormone of most lower vertebrates that is held to have an antidiuretic function

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