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Astringency

As`trin´gen`cy   Pronunciation: ăs`trĭn´jen`sŷ
n.1.The quality of being astringent; the power of contracting the parts of the body; that quality in medicines or other substances which causes contraction of the organic textures; as, the astringency of tannin.
Noun1.astringency - a sharp astringent taste; the taste experience when a substance causes the mouth to pucker
Synonyms: astringence
2.astringency - the ability to contract or draw together soft body tissues to check blood flow or restrict secretion of fluids
Synonyms: stypsis
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