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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)
n.
1. The stoppage of bleeding or hemorrhage.
2. The stoppage of blood flow through a blood vessel or body part.
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he•mo•sta•sis

(ˌhi məˈsteɪ sɪs)

n.
1. the stoppage of bleeding.
2. the stoppage of the circulation of blood in a part of the body.
3. stagnation of blood in a part.
[1835–45]
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hemostasis, haemostasis

the stoppage of bleeding or cessation of the circulation of the blood; stagnation of the blood in a part of the body. Also hemostasia, haemostasia.
See also: Blood and Blood Vessels
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemostasis - 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"
stop, stoppage - the act of stopping something; "the third baseman made some remarkable stops"; "his stoppage of the flow resulted in a flood"
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he·mo·sta·sis

n. hemostasis, hemostasia, detención o contención (artificial o natural) de sangramiento.
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