haemostasis

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

/ (ˌhiːməʊˈsteɪsɪs, ˌhɛm-) /

noun

the stopping of bleeding or arrest of blood circulation in an organ or part, as during a surgical operation
stagnation of the blood

Nearby words

  1. haemoptysis,
  2. haemorrhage,
  3. haemorrhagic fever,
  4. haemorrhoidectomy,
  5. haemorrhoids,
  6. haemostat,
  7. haemostatic,
  8. haere ra,
  9. haeredes,
  10. haeremai

Word Origin for haemostasis

C18: from New Latin, from haemo- + Greek stasis a standing still

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