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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.

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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Prior Information Notice: Haemostats and surgical sealants.
Framework for the supply of haemostats and surgical sealants including, but not limited to, cellulose and gelatin based haemostats and fibrin/thrombin containing haemostats and surgical sealants.Estimated cost excluding VAT: Range: between 4 000 000,00 and 8 000 000,00 GBP
According to The Medicines Company, Recothrom is a surgical haemostat that is applied topically to stop bleeding during surgery.