HyperDic: styptic

English > 2 senses of the word styptic:
NOUNartifactstyptic, astringent, astringent druga drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
ADJECTIVEallstyptic, hemostatictending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
English > styptic: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningtending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels.
Synonymhemostatic
Broaderastringenttending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue
Spanishhemostático
Catalanhemostàtic
Nounsstypsisthe ability to contract or draw together soft body tissues to check blood flow or restrict secretion of fluids
styptica drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals
English > styptic: 2 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals.
Synonymsastringent, astringent drug
NarroweralumA double sulphate of aluminum and potassium that is used as an astringent (among other things)
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
Spanishastringente, estíptico
Catalanastringent, estíptic, estíptico
Adjectivesstyptictending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels

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