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ecbolic Syllabification: ec·bol·ic
Pronunciation: /ekˈbälik/

Definition of ecbolic in English:


Inducing contractions of the uterus leading to expulsion of a fetus: the ecbolic properties of Indian medicinal plants


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An agent that induces contractions of the uterus.


Mid 18th century: from Greek ekbolē 'expulsion' + -ic.

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