styptic pencil(redirected from Hemostatic pencils)
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A short medicated stick, often of alum, applied to a cut to check bleeding.
(Medicine) a styptic agent in the form of a small stick, for application to razor nicks, etc
a pencil-shaped stick of alum or a similar styptic agent, used to stanch the bleeding of minor cuts.
n → Blutstillstift m