Definitions for vasotocin
An oligopeptide with properties similar to oxytocin and vasopressin.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A nonapeptide that contains the ring of OXYTOCIN and the side chain of ARG-VASOPRESSIN with the latter determining the specific recognition of hormone receptors. Vasotocin is the non-mammalian vasopressin-like hormone or antidiuretic hormone regulating water and salt metabolism.