Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage.
  • n. The stoppage of blood flow through a blood vessel or body part.

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  • n. The process of keeping blood inside a damaged vessel to stop bleeding.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. surgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)

Etymologies

hemo- +‎ stasis. From Ancient Greek αἱμόστασις (haimostasis, "styptic drug"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Slowing of blood flow in the affected area, called hemostasis, is likely the cause.

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  • In addition to diabetes care, Novo Nordisk has a leading position within areas such as hemostasis management, growth hormone therapy, and hormone therapy for women.

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  • Single doses of aspirin (81 mg daily) produce a slight delay in hemostasis, which increases two-fold if administration is continued for a week.

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  • The Coagulation Laboratory is dedicated to the highest-quality laboratory evaluation of hemostasis and thrombosis.

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  • The Director of the Coagulation Laboratory, Dr. Long Zheng, is interested in a variety of aspects of platelet disorders, hemostasis and thrombosis.

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  • Role of tissue factor in hemostasis, thrombosis, and vascular development.

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  • Davidson CJ, Tuddenham EG, McVey JH. 450 million years of hemostasis.

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  • OF MD. MEDICAL CENTER: Right now we're doing basic stabilization, so stabilization of fractures and hemostasis, or stopping the bleeding.

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  • · Compress the borders of the socket between the thumb and index finger and ask the patient to bite hard on 1 or 2 compresses for 30 minutes to produce hemostasis and coagulation.

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  • It is an established fact that Ze Arigo, the peasant Brazilian surgeon-healer, could cut through the flesh and viscera with an unclean kitchen - or pocketknife and there would be no pain, no hemostasis — the tying off of blood vessels — and no need for stitches.

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