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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.

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]

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.

hemostasis

Internal medicine Any natural or interventional stopping of blood flow. See Injection sclerotherapy.

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]

Hemostasis

The stopping of bleeding or blood flow through a blood vessel or organ.

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]
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