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Acting to arrest bleeding or hemorrhage.
A hemostatic device or agent.

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


(ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk)

1. arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic.
2. pertaining to stagnation of the blood.
3. a hemostatic agent or substance.

hemostatic, haemostatic

a styptic agent or substance. — hemostatic, haemostatic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.hemostatic - tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels
astringent - tending to draw together or constrict soft organic tissue; "astringent cosmetic lotions"
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