Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Suppressing secretion; constricting.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med.) Tending to render costive, or to diminish excretions or discharges generally.

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  • adjective medicine Tending to render costive, or to diminish excretions or discharges.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek στεγνωτικός (stegnōtikos)

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