haemostat


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haemostat

(ˈhiːməʊˌstæt; ˈhɛm-) or

hemostat

n
1. (Surgery) a surgical instrument that stops bleeding by compression of a blood vessel
2. (Surgery) a chemical agent that retards or stops bleeding
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Noun1.haemostat - a surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel
surgical instrument - a medical instrument used in surgery
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