hemostatic

[hee-muh-stat-ik, hem-uh-]
adjective Medicine/Medical.
1.
arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic.
2.
pertaining to stagnation of the blood.
noun
3.
a hemostatic agent or substance.

Origin:
1700–10; hemo- + static

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haemostatic or (US) hemostatic (ˌhiːməʊˈstætɪk, ˌhɛm-, ˌhiːməʊˈstætɪk, ˌhɛm-)
 
adj
1.  retarding or stopping the flow of blood within the blood vessels
2.  retarding or stopping bleeding
 
n
3.  a drug or agent that retards or stops bleeding
 
hemostatic or (US) hemostatic
 
adj
 
n

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hemostatic he·mo·stat·ic (hē'mə-stāt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Arresting the flow of blood within the vessels.

  2. Arresting hemorrhage.

n.
A hemostatic device or agent.
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Laboratory evaluation of hemostatic and thrombotic disorders.
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