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hemostat

[ hee-muh-stat, hem-uh- ]
/ ˈhi məˌstæt, ˈhɛm ə- /
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noun
an instrument or agent used to compress or treat bleeding vessels in order to arrest hemorrhage.

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Origin of hemostat

First recorded in 1895–1900; shortened form of hemostatic
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