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hemostatic

[ hee-muh-stat-ik, hem-uh- ]
/ ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk, ˌhɛm ə- /
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adjective Medicine/Medical.
arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic.
pertaining to stagnation of the blood.
noun
a hemostatic agent or substance.
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Origin of hemostatic

First recorded in 1700–10; hemo- + static
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Medical definitions for hemostatic

hemostatic
[ hē′mə-stătĭk ]

adj.
Arresting the flow of blood within the vessels.
Arresting hemorrhage.
n.
A hemostatic device or agent.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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