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1. Oxytocin
A small hormone , nine amino acid s long, produced in the pituitary gland , which plays a role in lactation (the nursing of offspring with milk) in female mammals and causes the smooth muscle of the uterus to contract.

2. Oxytocin
A peptide hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary that stimulates the contraction of the uterus during childbirth.

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