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#88241 - 12/01/02 09:10 PM ditokous  
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Aother spelling bee word:
Ditokous - having two offspring at same time. In songbirds, laying two eggs. Remember,
tocology
n.
5< Gr tokos, childbirth < tiktein, to bear + 3LOGY6 OBSTETRICS



#88242 - 12/01/02 09:51 PM Re: ditokous  
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tocology n.
5< Gr tokos, childbirth ...


...as in "tocolytic," adjective, describing an agent for slowing down or stopping premature labor (but can be nounified, the way "anesthetic" often is)



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