Constringent - definition of constringent by The Free Dictionary
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To cause to contract; constrict.
[Latin cōnstringere, to compress; see constrain.]
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LIMITATIONS WERE: Antibiotic sensitivity for bacteria was not done because of cost constringent
. Follow up of the patients with bacteria contaminated peripheral intravenous cannula for assessment of morbidity and mortality was not done.
beautiful, the "great constringent
relation" (Henry James
The herb is known in folk medicine as an antiphlogistic and constringent
; it increases biliary secretion and stops internal bleeding.