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1 : Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent.

2 : A styptic medicine.

3 : Styptic; astringent.

4 : The quality or state of being styptic; astringency.

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1 : Styptic

a.

Producing contraction; stopping bleeding; having the quality of restraining hemorrhage when applied to the bleeding part; astringent.

2 : Styptic

n.

A styptic medicine.

3 : Styptical

a.

Styptic; astringent.

4 : Stypticity

n.

The quality or state of being styptic; astringency.

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Contents

  • 1 English
    • 1.1 Alternative forms
    • 1.2 Etymology
    • 1.3 Pronunciation
    • 1.4 Adjective
    • 1.5 Noun
    • 1.6 Derived terms

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • styptick (obsolete)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stypticus, from Ancient Greek στυπτικός (stuptikós), from στύφειν (stúphein, to contract).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɪptɪk/

Adjective[edit]

styptic (comparative more styptic, superlative most styptic)

  1. Bringing about contraction of tissues; harsh, raw, austere.
    • 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 328:
      Boyles turns to look over his shoulder, squinting into the styptic sun, and then flags a hand over his head.
  2. Specifically, that stops bleeding.
    • 1973, Nicholas Monsarrat, The Kapillan of Malta:
      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 […].
    • 1959, Daniel Keyes, Flowers for Algernon:
      But I waited while he dabbed at the cut with styptic powder.

Noun[edit]

styptic (plural styptics)

  1. A substance used for styptic results.
    • 1876, Henry Beasley, The Book of Prescriptions
      The powdered gum with resin is used as a styptic; and the mucilage has been recommended as an application to burns.
    • 1889, John Barclay Biddle, Materia Medica and Therapeutics: For Physicians and Students
      Externally, it is applied as a styptic, and in solution, of various strengths, as an astringent.
    • 1990, A. L. Tommie Bass et al., Herbal Medicine Past and Present
      Knowledge of puffball's use as a styptic and for hemorrhoids reached Bass through the popular tradition.

Derived terms[edit]

  • styptic pencil