styptic

[styp┬Ětic]

Tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels

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Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent.

Noun
a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals

Adjective S.
tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels


a.
Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent.

n.
A styptic medicine.


Styptic

Styp"tic , a. [L. stypticus, Gr. , fr. to contract.] Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent. [Written also stiptic.] Styptic weed (Bot.), an American leguminous herb (Cassia occidentalis) closely related to the wild senna.

Styptic

Styp"tic, n. (Med.) A styptic medicine.

Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent.

A styptic medicine.

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