styptic

[adj] - tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
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Styptic

a substance that stops bleeding usually by contracting the tissue
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styptic

stops bleeding
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Styptic

Checking bleeding by contracting blood vessels.
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Styptic

Styp'tic adjective [ Latin stypticus , Greek ..., from ... to contract.] Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent. [ Written also stiptic .] Styptic weed (Botany) , an American l
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Styptic

Styp'tic noun (Medicine) A styptic medicine.
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styptic

Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent. ... <botany> Alternative forms: stiptic] Styptic weed, an American leguminous herb (Cassia occidentalis) closely related to the wild senna. ... Origin: L. Stypticus, Gr, fr. To contract. ... <medicine> A
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styptic

hemostatic adjective tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
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styptic

(stipĀ“tik) contracting the tissues or blood vessels; used particularly to denote the stopping of hemorrhage by means of an astringent quality. something that has this quality. A chemical styptic works by causing formation of a blood clot by chemical action. A vascular styptic checks bleeding by causing the...
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Styptic

• (a.) Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent. • (n.) A styptic medicine.
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styptic

(from the article `astringent`) ...from inflammations of the nasal, gastrointestinal, and urinary passages, astringents are also frequently employed to dry up excessive secretions ...
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styptic

styptic, hemostyptic 1. A drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals. 2. Tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels. 3. Slowing down the rate of bleeding, or stopping bleeding altogether; whether by causing the blood vessels to contract or by accelerating clotting. 4. Anything that stops a hemorrhage; such
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styptic

Type: Term Pronunciation: stip′tik Definitions: 1. Having an astringent or hemostatic effect. 2. An astringent agent used topically to stop bleeding. Synonyms: hemostyptic
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styptic

drawing together; astringent
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