Stypticity

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stypticity The quality or state of being styptic; astringency.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stypticity The property of being styptic; astringency.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Cf. F. stypticité,

Usage

In literature:

Now, what styptics, what antiphlogistics ought to be employed?
"The Mysterious Island" by Jules Verne
He regarded its styptic power as partly mechanical and partly physiological.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 362, December 9, 1882" by Various
In cases of haemorrhage of a severe character, Ruspini's styptic is most beneficial, and may be recommended.
"Enquire Within Upon Everything" by Anonymous
I was well already, on taking the styptic from her dear hands.
"Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Associated Words: tourniquet, garrot, styptic.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
The use of styptics may be called for.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Gallic acid is also a good styptic to employ in these cases.
"The People's Common Sense Medical Adviser in Plain English" by R. V. Pierce
It is an excellent styptic.
"The Philippine Islands" by John Foreman
Some drugs, called styptics, possess the power of contracting the walls of blood vessels and also of clotting the blood.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
He could not help praising them a little for what they had done with the primitive tourniquet and the styptic agency of the snow.
"Cedar Creek" by Elizabeth Hely Walshe
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