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hemostatic

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

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

hemostatic

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