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hemostasis

 [he″mo-sta´sis, he-mos´tah-sis]
1. arrest of the escape of blood by either natural means (clot formation or vessel spasm) or artificial means (compression or ligation).
2. interruption of blood flow to a part.
Hemostasis. From Polaski and Tatro, 1996.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

he·mo·sta·sis

(hē'mō-stā'sis, hē-mos'tă-sis), Although the principal stress correctly falls on the second syllable in this word, the pronunciation hemosta'sis is more usual in the U.S. Do not confuse this word with homeostasis.
1. The arrest of bleeding.
2. The arrest of circulation in a part.
3. Stagnation of blood.
Synonym(s): hemostasia
[hemo- + G. stasis, a standing]
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hemostasis

(hē′mə-stā′sĭs, hē-mŏs′tə-) also

hemostasia

(hē′mə-stā′zhə, -zhē-ə, -zē-ə)
n.
1. The stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage.
2. The stoppage of blood flow through a blood vessel or body part.
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hemostasis

Internal medicine Any natural or interventional stopping of blood flow. See Injection sclerotherapy.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

he·mo·sta·sis

(hē'mō-stā'sis)
1. The arrest of bleeding.
2. The arrest of circulation in a part.
3. Stagnation of blood.
Synonym(s): haemostasis.
[hemo- + G. stasis, a standing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Hemostasis

The stopping of bleeding or blood flow through a blood vessel or organ.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

he·mo·sta·sis

(hē'mō-stā'sis)
1. Arrest of bleeding.
2. Arrest of circulation in a part.
3. Stagnation of blood.
Synonym(s): haemostasis.
[hemo- + G. stasis, a standing]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
References in periodicals archive ?
Por lo tanto deben utilizarse siempre dos dedos para efectuar la hemostasia despues de retirar la aguja, uno destinado a comprimir el orificio externo y otro a comprimir el agujero interno (207).
Estes achados ja eram esperados, pois sao comuns na fase inflamatoria da cicatrizacao, periodo inicial do processo, que dura em media de tres a cinco dias (12) e caracteriza-se por vasoconstricao e hemostasia transitorias, seguidas por vasodilatacao e aumento da permeabilidade vascular, com extravasamento de fluido para a area lesionada e tecido subcutaneo adjacente a ferida, ocasionando os sinais de calor, rubor, edema e dor (13).
Para atender el accidente, siete estudiantes lavaron la zona expuesta con agua, seis realizaron lavado con jabon antiseptico, cuatro buscaron atencion inmediata, dos aplicaron presion adyacente a la lesion para propiciar el sangrado, dos realizaron compresion sobre el sitio de lesion para favorecer hemostasia, y uno cubrio la lesion.
Hematological: this work has been postulated to account for reports of platelet dysfunction, thrombocytosis, entity related platelet III factor deficiency (6-26); although hemostasia assessing paraclinicals appear normal in these patients, there seems to exist a defect in the primary hemostasia, considering that 2/3 of the patients present menorrhagia, epistaxis, gingivorrhagia and gastro-intestinal bleeding (3-4) some authors suggest an increase in plasmatic fibrinolytic activity along with secondary bleeding (27)
Este, de maneira simplificada, divide-se em tres tempos principais: dierese, que e retirada dos tecidos lesados; hemostasia, que se constitui no tempo de estancamento das hemorragias; e sintese, que corresponde ao fechamento das cavidades acessadas.
Se comprueba la hemostasia y se realiza el cierre de la herida por planos.