Results for: Oxytocin

In Biology

What is oxytocin?

Oxytocin is sometimes known as the cuddle hormone because of its influence on maternal behavior and pair bonding. It is found all over the brains and reproductive systems of b (MORE)
In Sexual Health and Education

What does oxytocin do?

Used clinically to stimulate contractions of the uterus during labour, to control bleeding following delivery, and to stimulate the secretion of breast milk.
In Sexual Health and Education

What produces oxytocin?

oxytocin: a pituitary octapeptide hormone C 43 H 66 N 12 O 12 S 2 that stimulates especially the contraction of uterine muscle and the secretion of milk. Oxytocin ( /Ë (MORE)
In Hormones

What does the hormone oxytocin do?

Oxytocin is produced in the posterior pituitary gland and it's function is to encourage or endorse contractions in labor. It serves in the distension of the cervix. It is also (MORE)
In Health

What is oxytocin drug?

it is sythitic heroin basicly it is a opiate and very strong and addictive drug
In Hormones

What is hormone oxytocin?

It is a hormone that plays a large part in animals behaviorstowards others and some believe it plays a role in humans.
In Endocrine System

What does oxytocin control?

Oxytocin is produced by the pituitary gland and is responsible for starting contractions at the end on the 9 month gestation period.
In Human Anatomy and Physiology

What does oxytocin causes?

Oxytocin caused a lot of laceration to the uterus and surrounding. A lot of's effect is aggravated by fleet of nurses plus hospital personal experien (MORE)
In Endocrine System

Where is oxytocin produced and what does it do?

Oxytocin is produced in the hypothalamus but stored in the posterior pituitary gland. It has a calming effect and also stimulates lactation, allowing women to breastfeed their (MORE)