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as·trin·gent drug

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  1. astringent, astringent drug, stypticnoun

    a drug that causes contraction of body tissues and canals


  1. astringent drug

    An astringent drug is a medication that causes the contraction or shrinkage of tissues and dries up secretions. The astringent action can help to prevent bleeding, reduce inflammation, reduce irritation, and control secretion in the body. It is often used in topical applications for conditions such as skin irritation, burns, rash and hemorrhoids. Some astringents can also be ingested to alleviate internal issues such as diarrhea or internal bleeding.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of astringent drug in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of astringent drug in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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