Definition of haemostasis in English:


Line breaks: haemo|sta¦sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhiːmə(ʊ)ˈsteɪsɪs
(US hemostasis)


[mass noun] Medicine
  • The stopping of a flow of blood.
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    • The evolving understanding of the body's response at the molecular level continues to reveal common pathways between infection, inflammation, and hemostasis.
    • At the junction of the flowing blood and extracellular space, the endothelium is a dynamic organ that modulates local hemostasis, cell trafficking, and microcirculatory blood flow.
    • The procedure requires meticulous dissection and exhaustive hemostasis to prevent damage to adjacent structures.



Pronunciation: /hiːməˈstatɪk, hɛ-/
More example sentences
  • This platelet release reaction and aggregation lead to the recruitment of many other platelets to the vessel wall with the formation of a hemostatic platelet plug.
  • These patients may warrant periodic review of hemostatic parameters, especially platelet counts.
  • However, how much these changes contribute to poor post transfusion survival and haemostatic function of platelets need to be investigated.

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