The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
stypticin, a medicinal preparation which causes a contraction of the uterine muscles. It is taken orally in the form of powders or tablets or injected subcutaneously in solution in cases of hemorrhage of the uterus.
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