catastaltic


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cat·a·stal·tic

(kat'ă-stal'tik),
Inhibitory, restricting, or restraining.
[cata- + G. staltos, contracted, fr. stellō, to contract]

catastaltic

adjective Pertaining or referring to catastalsis, see there.
 
noun A near-extinct, nonspecific term for an inhibitory or checking agent—e.g., antispasmodic, astringent or other.

cat·a·stal·tic

(kat'ă-stal'tik)
1. Inhibitory, restricting, or restraining.
2. An inhibitory or checking agent, such as an astringent or antispasmodic.
[cata- + G. staltos, contracted, fr. stellō, to contract]