astriction, as-trik′shun, n. a binding or contraction: restriction.
astriction to the soil was at once the foundation and the symbol of that serfdom.
1560s, from Latin astrictionem (nominative astrictio), noun of action from past participle stem of astringere (see astringent).
astriction as·tric·tion (ə-strĭk'shən)n.
Compression to arrest hemorrhage.