haemostasis

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

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

Word Origin for haemostasis

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