xylostyptic etymology

English word xylostyptic comes from English xylo- (Wood.), English styptic

Detailed word origin of xylostyptic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
xylo- English (eng) Wood.
styptic English (eng) A substance used for styptic results. Bringing about contraction of tissues; harsh, raw, austere.. Specifically, that stops bleeding.
xylostyptic English (eng) (medicine, archaic) Applied to a substance with styptic and hemostatic properties, made by dissolving tannic acid in a mixture of alcohol, ether, and collodion.

Words with the same origin as xylostyptic

Descendants of xylo-
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