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Noun: Pitocin  pi'tow-sin
  1. Hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitocin); stimulates contractions of the uterus and ejection of milk
    - oxytocin

Type of: endocrine, hormone, internal secretion

Encyclopedia: Pitocin