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haemostasis

haemostasia (ˌhiːməʊˈsteɪʒɪə, -ʒə, ˌhɛm-), US hemostasis or US hemostasia

/ (ˌhiːməʊˈsteɪsɪs, ˌhɛm-) /
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noun

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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