from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Acting to arrest bleeding or hemorrhage.
- n. A hemostatic device or agent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to hemostasis
- adj. That checks bleeding; styptic
- n. Any medicine that stops bleeding.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or relating to stagnation of the blood.
- adj. Serving to arrest hemorrhage; styptic.
- n. A medicine or application to arrest hemorrhage.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Stopping or preventing hemorrhage; styptic.
- n. A medicine designed to stop hemorrhage; a styptic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
Research in 2010 identified and tested chemicals that clot blood, also known as "hemostatic agents."
Pressure dressings, hemostatic bandages, IVs—the flight medic used every tool and trick to keep him alive until he got to us.
Behind that is a deep balfour retractor, which is used on belly cases and in the front are some various hemostatic clamps, probably sponge tips and allises.
He recently helped evaluate QuikClot along with other novel hemostatic agents for military use.
The high tannin content gives this plant a pharmacological astringent, energetic, healing, hemostatic and antiseptic action, due to the phenolic nature of the tannin.
Calcium alginate fibers derived from Laminaria hyperborea have been used to produce wound dressings that are highly absorbent and hemostatic.
The substitute love may never reach the intensity of the original love, it may never give full or even half-full satisfaction; but it will help to dull the sharp cutting edge, it will act as a partial hemostatic to the bleeding heart, it will soothe and anesthetize the wound even if it cannot completely heal it.
In Dr.G. Lammert's "Volksmedizin in Bayern" (Würzburg, 1869), many hemostatic formulas are given, which are popular among the peasantry in various portions of the empire.
The surgeon, who had provided himself with hemostatic preparations, hastened to arrest the hemorrhage.
UEEC's principal operating subsidiary is Epic Wound Care, Inc. which produces a hemostatic gauze, derived from regenerated oxidized cellulose, which is all natural and designed to absorb exudate/drainage from superficial wounds.