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hemostatic

[hee-muh-stat-ik, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk, ˌhɛm ə-/
adjective, Medicine/Medical.
1.
arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic.
2.
pertaining to stagnation of the blood.
noun
3.
a hemostatic agent or substance.
Origin of hemostatic
1700-1710
First recorded in 1700-10; hemo- + static
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hemostatic he·mo·stat·ic (hē'mə-stāt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Arresting the flow of blood within the vessels.

  2. Arresting hemorrhage.

n.
A hemostatic device or agent.
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