electrohemostasis

[ ih-lek-troh-hi-mos-tuh-sis, -hee-muh-stey-sis, -hem-uh- ]
/ ɪˌlɛk troʊ hɪˈmɒs tə sɪs, -ˌhi məˈsteɪ sɪs, -ˌhɛm ə- /

noun Medicine/Medical.

hemostasis by means of an electric device, as an electrocautery.

Nearby words

  1. electrogastrograph,
  2. electrogen,
  3. electrogenesis,
  4. electrogram,
  5. electrograph,
  6. electrohydraulic,
  7. electroimmunodiffusion,
  8. electrojet,
  9. electrokinetic,
  10. electrokinetics

Origin of electrohemostasis


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Medicine definitions for electrohemostasis

electrohemostasis

[ ĭ-lĕk′trō-hē′mə-stāsĭs, -hē-mŏstə- ]

n.

The arrest of hemorrhage by means of a high-frequency current.

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