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stypsis

[stip-sis] /ˈstɪp sɪs/
noun
1.
the employment or application of styptics.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Late Latin stȳpsis < Greek stŷpsis, equivalent to stȳp- (variant stem of stȳ́phein to contract) + -sis -sis
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British Dictionary definitions for sty-psis

stypsis

/ˈstɪpsɪs/
noun
1.
the action, application, or use of a styptic
Word Origin
C19: via New Latin from Late Latin: astringency, from Greek stupsis, from stuphein to contract
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