Translation of styptic in Spanish:

styptic

Pronunciation: /ˈstɪptɪk/

adj

  • astringente, estíptico styptic pencil barrita (feminine) astringente
    More example sentences
    • I did dog rescue work for 13 years and one of the vets we use suggested that when we trim the dogs nails that we trim them just a bit shorter than you are supposed to and apply styptic powder.
    • In the event that too ambitious trimming results in bleeding, styptic powder should be applied to the wounded nail.
    • Her set ended abruptly when she sang her last lyric and stomped offstage, knocking over her microphone with the neck of her guitar in a final, styptic clang.

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