Definition of ecbolic in English:

ecbolic

Pronunciation /ekˈbälik/ /ɛkˈbɑlɪk/

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.