Definitions of hæmostasia

  1. h[= e]- mo-st[= a]' si-a, n. stagnation of blood in any part: any operation for arresting the flow of blood, as the ligation of an artery.-- adj. HÆMOSTAT'IC, stopping or preventing hæmorrhage, styptic. [ Gr. haima, blood, stasis, a standing.]
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