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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

haemostat

1. Anything that stops bleeding.
2. A pair of artery forceps.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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