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hemostat

noun he·mo·stat \ˈhē-mə-ˌstat\

Definition of HEMOSTAT

:  hemostatic; especially :  an instrument for compressing a bleeding vessel

First Known Use of HEMOSTAT

circa 1900

hemostat

noun he·mo·stat   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HEMOSTAT

2
:  an instrument and especially forceps for compressing a bleeding vessel

Variants of HEMOSTAT

he·mo·stat or chiefly British hae·mo·stat \ˈhē-mə-ˌstat\

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