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(ˌhiːməʊˈstætɪk; ˌhɛm-) or


1. (Medicine) retarding or stopping the flow of blood within the blood vessels
2. (Medicine) retarding or stopping bleeding
(Medicine) a drug or agent that retards or stops bleeding

hemostatic, haemostatic

a styptic agent or substance. — hemostatic, haemostatic, adj.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels


[ˌhiːməʊˈstætɪk] adj (action, remedy) → antiemorragico/a
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Skin glue, disseminated haemostatic material, the system of surgical sealing antiship, tampons for neurosurgery, dissolving sterile hemostatic sponge
Summary: Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Feb 28 (Businesswire India): Giving a fillip to the Government's 'Make in India' initiative, Axiostat has become the first Indian wound care product to receive 510(K) FDA clearance in the US for its pioneering haemostatic dressing.
It was supervised by master trainers from abroad who demonstrated the latest haemostatic techniques on live animals.