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hemostasis

[ hi-mos-tuh-sis, hee-muh-stey-sis, hem-uh- ]
/ hɪˈmɒs tə sɪs, ˌhi məˈsteɪ sɪs, ˌhɛm ə- /
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noun Medicine/Medical.
the stoppage of bleeding.
the stoppage of the circulation of blood in a part of the body.
stagnation of blood in a part.
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Also he·mo·sta·sia [hee-muh-stey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh, hem-uh-]. /ˌhi məˈsteɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, ˌhɛm ə-/.

Origin of hemostasis

From New Latin, dating back to 1835–45; see origin at hemo-, stasis
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