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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.
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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.
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