Styptical
Styptical Styp"tic*al, a. Styptic; astringent. [1913 Webster]

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  • styptical — a. See styptic …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • styptical — styp·ti·cal …   English syllables

  • styptical — tə̇kəl adjective archaic : styptic …   Useful english dictionary

  • styptic — stypticity /stip tis i tee/, stypticalness, n. /stip tik/, adj. Also, styptical. 1. serving to contract organic tissue; astringent; binding. 2. serving to check hemorrhage or bleeding, as a drug; hemostatic. n. 3. a styptic agent or substance.… …   Universalium

  • styptic — I. n. [Written also Stiptic.] Astringent (to stop bleeding). II. a.; (also styptical) [Written also Stiptic, Stiptical.] Astringent, binding, contracting …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • styptic — /ˈstɪptɪk / (say stiptik) adjective Also, styptical. 1. contracting organic tissue; astringent; binding. 2. checking haemorrhage or bleeding, as a drug; haemostatic. –noun 3. a styptic agent or substance. {Middle English; from Latin stypticus,… …   Australian English dictionary

  • stitic — stitic, stitical obs. ff. styptic, styptical …   Useful english dictionary

  • stitical — stitic, stitical obs. ff. styptic, styptical …   Useful english dictionary

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