Stegnotic
Stegnotic Steg*no"tic, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to cover, to make costive, fr. ?, ?, covered, closed.] (Med.) Tending to render costive, or to diminish excretions or discharges generally. -- n. A stegnotic medicine; an astringent. [1913 Webster]

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  • stegnotic — 1. Astringent or constipating. 2. An astringent or constipating agent. * * * steg·not·ic (steg notґik) 1. pertaining to, characterized by, or promoting stegnosis. 2. astringent …   Medical dictionary

  • stegnotic — a. Astringent, constipating …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • stegnotic — stegnotˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑stegano …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stegnosis — Steg*no sis, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ?. See {Stegnotic}.] (Med.) Constipation; also, constriction of the vessels or ducts. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stegnosis —   n. constipation.    ♦ stegnotic, n. & a. (medicine) causing constipation …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • segnotic — [segnotic erron. form of stegnotic a. and n.] …   Useful english dictionary

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