hemostatic

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he·mo·stat·ic

 (hē′mə-stăt′ĭk)
adj.
Acting to arrest bleeding or hemorrhage.
n.
A hemostatic device or agent.

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

he•mo•stat•ic

(ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk)

adj.
1. arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic.
2. pertaining to stagnation of the blood.
n.
3. a hemostatic agent or substance.
[1700–10]

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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These coagulation instruments carry out in vitro tests that enable determination of hemostatic defects and monitoring anticoagulant treatment.
Chronic liver disease is commonly associated with complex hemostatic defects that include impaired synthesis of a number of coagulation proteins and their synthesis is variably impaired in liver disease [1, 2].