tocolytic

adjective
to·​co·​lyt·​ic | \ ˌtō-kə-ˈlit-ik How to pronounce tocolytic (audio) \

Medical Definition of tocolytic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: inhibiting uterine contractions a tocolytic drug

tocolytic

noun

Medical Definition of tocolytic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a tocolytic drug

Other Words from tocolytic

Adjective

tocolytically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce tocolytic (audio) \ adverb

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“Tocolytic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tocolytic. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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