I. noun Date: circa 1706 a hemostatic agent II. adjective Date: 1834 1. of or caused by hemostasis 2. serving to check bleeding

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  • hemostatic — HEMOSTÁTIC, Ă, hemostatici, ce, adj., s.n. (Agent mecanic, fizic sau chimic) care are însuşirea de a opri o hemoragie. – Din fr. hémostatique. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  hemostátic adj. (sil. mf. sta ) → static Trimis de siveco,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Hemostatic — Hem o*stat ic, a. [Hemo + Gr. statiko s causing to stand, fr. ? to stand.] 1. (Med.) Of or relating to stagnation of the blood. [1913 Webster] 2. Serving to arrest hemorrhage; styptic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hemostatic — Hem o*stat ic, n. A medicine or application to arrest hemorrhage. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemostatic — [hē΄mō stat′ik, hem΄ōstat′ik] adj. [see HEMO & STATIC] capable of stopping the flow of blood n. HEMOSTAT (sense b) …   English World dictionary

  • hemostatic — 1. Arresting the flow of blood within the vessels. 2. SYN: antihemorrhagic. * * * he·mo·stat·ic or chiefly Brit hae·mo·stat·ic .hē mə stat ik n an agent that checks bleeding esp one that shortens the clotting time of blood hemostatic or chiefly… …   Medical dictionary

  • hemostatic — /hee meuh stat ik, hem euh /, adj. Med. 1. arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic. 2. pertaining to stagnation of the blood. n. 3. a hemostatic agent or substance. [1700 10; HEMO + STATIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemostatic — he•mo•stat•ic [[t]ˌhi məˈstæt ɪk[/t]] adj. 1) med arresting hemorrhage, as a drug; styptic 2) med pertaining to stagnation of the blood 3) med a hemostatic agent or substance • Etymology: 1700–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • hemostatic — adjective tending to check bleeding by contracting the tissues or blood vessels • Syn: ↑styptic • Similar to: ↑astringent • Derivationally related forms: ↑hemostasis, ↑styptic (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemostatic — adjective a) Of or pertaining to hemostasis b) That checks bleeding; styptic …   Wiktionary

  • hemostàtic — he|mos|tà|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

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