tocolytic

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İngilizce - Türkçe
tokolitik
İngilizce - İngilizce
Any drug that suppresses premature labour—premature giving birth
That suppresses premature labour
Tocolytics are medications used to suppress premature labor (from the Greek tokos, childbirth, and lytic, capable of dissolving). They are given when delivery would result in premature birth. The therapy also buys time for the administration of betamethasone, a glucocorticoid drug which greatly accelerate fetal lung maturity, but takes one to two days to work
tocolytic