Definition of ecbolic in English:

ecbolic

adjective

Medicine
  • Inducing contractions of the uterus leading to expulsion of a fetus.

    ‘the ecbolic properties of Indian medicinal plants’

noun

Medicine
  • An agent that induces contractions of the uterus.

Origin

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

Pronunciation

ecbolic

/ɛkˈbɒlɪk/