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hemostasis

Pronunciation: he'mo-sta'sis, he-mos'ta-sis

Definition:

  1. The arrest of bleeding.
  2. The arrest of circulation in a part.
  3. Stagnation of blood.

Synonym(s): hemostasia

[hemo- + G. stasis, a standing]

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