- retarding or stopping the flow of blood within the blood vessels
- retarding or stopping bleeding
- a drug or agent that retards or stops bleeding
Examples from the Web for haemostatic
Historical Examples of haemostatic
So far is it from being an haemostatic that, if perfused through living blood-vessels, it actually dilates them.
This action on the vessels is so marked as to constitute the drug a haemostatic, not only locally but also remotely.
Ergot is used in therapeutics as a haemostatic, and is very valuable in haemoptysis and sometimes in haematemesis.