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Meaning of HEMOSTASIS

Pronunciation:  hi'm√Ęstusis

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  surgical procedure of stopping the flow of blood (as with a hemostat)
 

HEMOSTASIS is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: haemostasia, haemostasis, hemostasia
 
 See Also: operation, stop, stoppage, surgery, surgical operation, surgical procedure, surgical process

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. The process of stopping bleeding, either by a physiological method like constriction of the blood vessels or clotting, or by surgery or other mechanical methods.
  2. Any stopping of blood flow through a blood vessel or to a particular part of the body.
 

 

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