hemostatic

[hee-muh-stat-ik, hem-uh-]
noun
  1. a hemostatic agent or substance.

Origin of hemostatic

First recorded in 1700–10; hemo- + static
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hemostatic in Medicine

hemostatic

[hē′mə-stătĭk]
adj.
  1. Arresting the flow of blood within the vessels.
  2. Arresting hemorrhage.
n.
  1. A hemostatic device or agent.
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