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styp•tic



Pronunciation: (stip'tik), [key]
adj. Also,styp'ti•cal.
1. serving to contract organic tissue; astringent; binding.
2. serving to check hemorrhage or bleeding, as a drug; hemostatic.

n.
a styptic agent or substance.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

stypsisstyptic pencil
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