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hemostat

 [he´mo-stat]
1. an instrument, such as a clamp, that stops hemorrhage by compressing a bleeding vessel.
Hemostat. From Dorland's, 2000.
2. a chemical or mechanical agent that stops hemorrhage from an open vessel.

he·mo·stat

(hē'mō-stat),
1. Any agent that arrests, chemically or mechanically, the flow of blood from an open vessel.
2. An instrument for arresting hemorrhage by compression of the bleeding vessel.

hemostat

/he·mo·stat/ (he´mo-stat)
1. a small surgical clamp for constricting blood vessels.
2. an antihemorrhagic agent.

hemostat

(hē′mə-stăt′)
n.
1. An agent, such as a chemical, that stops bleeding.
2. A clamplike instrument used to compress a blood vessel in order to reduce or arrest the flow of blood during surgery.

hemostat

an instrument used as a clamp that stops hemorrhage by compressing a bleeding vessel. See Halsted's forceps.

he·mo·stat

(hē'mō-stat)
1. Any agent that arrests, chemically or mechanically, the flow of blood from an open vessel.
2. An instrument for arresting hemorrhage by compression of the bleeding vessel.
Synonym(s): haemostat.

he·mo·stat

(hē'mō-stat)
1. Any agent that arrests, chemically or mechanically, the flow of blood from an open vessel.
2. An instrument for arresting hemorrhage by compression of the bleeding vessel.
Synonym(s): haemostat.

hemostat (hē´mōstat),

n a procedure or device that stops the flow of blood.

hemostat

1. a small surgical clamp for constricting blood vessels.
2. an antihemorrhagic agent.

Patient discussion about hemostat

Q. Can I have a MRI of the knee if I have hemostatic clips in the brain?(also called aneurysm clips)?

A. How about a CAT scan of the knee?, I wonder if it would be an appropriate diagnostic tool, I suspect problems with a lateral meniscus.

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