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Oxytocic Effect of Ananas comosus fruit Juice on isolated Pregnant Rats Uteri

  title={Oxytocic Effect of Ananas comosus fruit Juice on isolated Pregnant Rats Uteri},
  author={Nwankudu and Ijioma},
This work sought to find out whether Ananas comosus (pineapple) juice can cause abortion in gravid albino rats. Thirty two pregnant albino rats were used in two separate in vivo experiments. The first set of 16 pregnant rats were divided into 4 groups and groups 2, 3 and 4 were assigned undiluted pineapple juice for 24hrs, 36hrs, 48hrs respectively, while group 1 served as control. The pregnant rats were monitored closely for possible abortions till they littered. The procedure was repeated… 

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