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hemostat

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noun he·mo·stat \ˈhē-mə-ˌstat\

Definition of hemostat

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



Circa 1900

First Known Use of hemostat

circa 1900


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hemostat

noun he·mo·stat

Medical Definition of hemostat

  1. 1:  hemostatic

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



Variants of hemostat

or chiefly British haemostat \ˈhē-mə-ˌstat\play

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