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Bringing about contraction of tissues, especially to stop bleeding

The growth on top was a scrubby plant, unknown anywhere else on Malta, which was believed to have styptic qualities – it could staunch bleeding when packed on top of a wound.

A substance used for styptic results

Knowledge of puffball's use as a styptic and for hemorrhoids reached Bass through the popular tradition.

{a} able to stop blood, astringent, strong
{n} an astringent medicin or lotion
contracting a blood vessel; stopping hemorrhage by astrigent action
A substance that inhibits or stops external bleeding
a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
a substance which stops bleeding, applied externally
Affects immune system and reactivity due to its ability to stop hemorrhage by astringent action when used externally to top of page
A substance that contracts the tissues or blood vessels
Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent
A styptic medicine
stop bleeding or shrink capillaries to stop hemorrhages, also internally for migraines
herbs causing capillaries to contract and thus stop superficial hemorrhage bleeding
Stops external bleeding; usually an astringent
{s} astringent, causing the contraction of tissues or blood vessels; serving to stop the flow of blood by contracting tissues or blood vessels
tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
styptic pencil
A short medicated stick, typically containing alum, used to stop bleeding from small wounds (as in shaving)

I said, never clip a dog’s nails without a styptic pencil handy.

styptic pencil
A short medicated stick, often of alum, applied to a cut to check bleeding
plural of styptic





    [ 'stip-tik ] (adjective.) 14th century. From Latin stypticus, from Ancient Greek στυπτικός, from στύφειν ‘to contract’.

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