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hemostasis

noun he·mo·sta·sis \ˌhē-mə-ˈstā-səs\

Definition of HEMOSTASIS

:  arrest of bleeding

Origin of HEMOSTASIS

New Latin, from Greek haimostasis styptic, from haimo- hem- + -stasis
First Known Use: 1843
Medical Dictionary

hemostasis

noun he·mo·sta·sis
plural he·mo·sta·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HEMOSTASIS

1
:  stoppage or sluggishness of blood flow
2
:  the arrest of bleeding (as by a hemostatic agent)

Variants of HEMOSTASIS

he·mo·sta·sis or chiefly British hae·mo·sta·sis \ˌhē-mə-ˈstā-səs\

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