Sentence Examples


  • Oxytocin secretion is also nature's way of causing a woman's uterus to contract after birth to control postpartum bleeding and assist in uterine involution.
  • Over time, dopamine and oxytocin stabilize and we don't feel the same high that we once did at the start of the new relationship.
  • Extended stimulation of the nipple makes the body produce oxytocin, a hormone that can cause uterine contractions.
  • In response to suckling, the hormone oxytocin causes the milk ejection reflex or "let-down" reflex to occur.
  • The posterior pituitary gland only produces two hormones: antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin) and oxytocin.