hemostatic

[ hee-muh-stat-ik, hem-uh- ]
/ ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk, ˌhɛm ə- /

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.
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