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he·mo·sta·sis(hē′mə-stā′sĭs, hē-mŏs′tə-) also he·mo·sta·sia (hē′mə-stā′zhə, -zhē-ə, -zē-ə)
1. The stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage.
2. The stoppage of blood flow through a blood vessel or body part.
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|Noun||1.||hemostasia - surgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)|
surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process, surgery, operation - a medical procedure involving an incision with instruments; performed to repair damage or arrest disease in a living body; "they will schedule the operation as soon as an operating room is available"; "he died while undergoing surgery"
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