TITLE

styptic

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2094
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "styptic" is presented. It means contracting a blood vessel, or stopping a hemorrhage by astringent action. It also means anything that stops a hemorrhage such as alum, ferrous sulfate, or tannic acid.
ACCESSION #
21247028

 

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