haemostasia (ˌhiːməʊˈsteɪʒɪə, -ʒə, ˌhɛm-), US hemostasis or US hemostasia
/ (ˌhiːməʊˈsteɪsɪs, ˌhɛm-) /
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the stopping of bleeding or arrest of blood circulation in an organ or part, as during a surgical operation
stagnation of the blood
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Word Origin for haemostasis
C18: from New Latin, from haemo- + Greek stasis a standing still
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