Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Acting to arrest bleeding or hemorrhage.
  • noun A hemostatic device or agent.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Stopping or preventing hemorrhage; styptic.
  • noun A medicine designed to stop hemorrhage; a styptic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A medicine or application to arrest hemorrhage.
  • adjective (Med.) Of or relating to stagnation of the blood.
  • adjective Serving to arrest hemorrhage; styptic.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to hemostasis
  • adjective That checks bleeding; styptic
  • noun Any medicine that stops bleeding.

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

  • adjective tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels

Etymologies

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

[hemo– + Greek statikos, causing to stop; see static.]

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

hemo- +‎ static

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