stypsis definition by Webster's New World
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the action or use of a styptic
Origin: Late Latin ; from Gr: see styptic
stypsis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The action or application of a styptic.
Origin: Late Latin stȳpsis, from Greek stūpsis, from stūphein, to contract.