Hemostat



[hee-muh-stat, hem-uh-] /ˈhi məˌstæt, ˈhɛm ə-/

noun
1.
an instrument or agent used to compress or treat bleeding vessels in order to arrest hemorrhage.

hemostat he·mo·stat (hē’mə-stāt’)
n.

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Hemostatic

    [hee-muh-stat-ik, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk, ˌhɛm ə-/ adjective, Medicine/Medical. 1. arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic. 2. pertaining to stagnation of the blood. noun 3. a hemostatic agent or substance. hemostatic he·mo·stat·ic (hē’mə-stāt’ĭk) adj. n. A hemostatic device or agent.

  • Hemostatic forceps

    hemostatic forceps n. A forceps with a catch for locking the blades, used for seizing the end of a blood vessel to control hemorrhage.



  • Hemostatics

    [hee-muh-stat-ik, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk, ˌhɛm ə-/ adjective, Medicine/Medical. 1. arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic. 2. pertaining to stagnation of the blood. noun 3. a hemostatic agent or substance. hemostatic he·mo·stat·ic (hē’mə-stāt’ĭk) adj. n. A hemostatic device or agent.

  • Hemotherapeutics

    [hee-muh-ther-uh-pyoo-tiks, hem-uh-] /ˌhi məˌθɛr əˈpyu tɪks, ˌhɛm ə-/ noun, (used with a singular verb) Medicine/Medical. 1. .



Disclaimer: Hemostat definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.