[n] - surgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)
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Hemostasis: The stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage. Also, the stoppage of blood flow through a blood vessel or organ of the body. Hemostasis is the arrest of bleeding, whether it be by normal vasoconstriction (the vessel walls closing temporarily), by an abnormal obstruction (such as a plaque) or by...
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Synonym for haemostasis ... <haematology, physiology, haematology> The arrest of bleeding, either by the physiological properties of vasoconstriction and coagulation or by surgical means. ... Origin: Gr. Stasis = halt ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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haemostasis noun surgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)
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(he″mo-sta´sis) (he-mos´tә-sis) arrest of the escape of blood by either natural means (clot formation or vessel spasm) or artificial means (compression or ligation). interruption of blood flow to a part.
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(from the article `blood`) The blood is contained under pressure in a vascular system that includes vast areas of thin and delicate capillary membranes. Even the bumps and ... The function of the platelets is related to hemostasis, the prevention and control of bleeding. When the endothelial surface...
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Hemostasis or haemostasis (from the αἱμόστασις haimóstasis "styptic (drug)") is a process which causes bleeding to stop, meaning to keep blood within a damaged blood vessel (the opposite of hemostasis is hemorrhage). Most of the time this includes blood changing from a liquid to a solid...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: hē′mō-stā′sis, hē-mos′tă-sis Definitions: 1. The arrest of bleeding. 2. The arrest of circulation in a part. 3. Stagnation of blood. Synonyms: hemostasia
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1) Haemostasia 2) Haemostasis 3) Hemostasia 4) Stop 5) Stoppage
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