[ hi-mos-tuh-sis, hee-muh-stey-sis, hem-uh- ]
/ hɪˈmɒs tə sɪs, ˌhi məˈsteɪ sɪs, ˌhɛm ə- /
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-/.
Words nearby hemostasis
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Example sentences from the Web for hemostasis
Standing, as in hemostasis, the arrest of the circulation in the blood vessels of a part.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry|Maximilian Stern
Medical definitions for hemostasis
[ hē′mə-stā′sĭs, hē-mŏs′stə- ]
The stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage.
The stoppage of blood flow through a blood vessel or body part.
The stagnation of blood.
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