haemostat


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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.

haemostat

1. Anything that stops bleeding.
2. A pair of artery forceps.

haemostat

alginate impregnated with calcium ions; wound dressing used to promote clotting of plasma proteins

haemostat

instrument that arrests haemorrhage by applied pressure, e.g. Spencer-Wells 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.
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At present, most sealants and haemostats are used with high benefits and no complications.