hemostatic

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('mə-stăt'ĭk) pronunciation
adj.
Acting to arrest bleeding or hemorrhage.

n.
A hemostatic device or agent.

[HEMO- + Greek statikos, causing to stop; see static.]


('mə-stăt'ĭk)
adj.
  1. Arresting the flow of blood within the vessels.
  2. Arresting hemorrhage.
n.

A hemostatic device or agent.

or (esp. Brit.) haemostatic
  1. of, relating to, or functioning to cause hemostasis (def. 1).
  2. a drug or other agent that retards or stops bleeding.

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1. checking blood flow.
2. an agent that checks the flow of blood.

(hē′mō-stat′ik)
n

An agent used to reduce bleeding from minute vessels by hastening the clotting of blood or by the formation of an artificial clot.

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