WORD OF THE DAY: Monday, June 3rd

A fun way to expand vocabulary, because unlike my waistline, my vocabulary can never be too wide.

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styptic: adjective

tending to contract or bind : astringent; especially : tending to check bleeding

When a wound that is ready to be sutured won’t stop bleeding, epinephrine works as a good styptic agent to slow the bleeding.

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