hemostat

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hemostat
straight hemostat

he·mo·stat

 (hē′mə-stăt′)
n.
1. An agent, such as a chemical, that stops bleeding.
2. A clamplike instrument used to compress a blood vessel in order to reduce or arrest the flow of blood during surgery.

he•mo•stat

(ˈhi məˌstæt)

n.
an instrument or agent used to compress or treat bleeding vessels in order to arrest hemorrhage.
[1895–1900; shortened form of hemostatic]
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Noun1.hemostat - a surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel
surgical instrument - a medical instrument used in surgery
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he·mo·stat

n. hemóstato, instrumento o medicamento que se emplea para contener un sangramiento.