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hemostasis

Syllabification: he·mo·sta·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌhēməˈstāsəs, heme-
 
/
(British haemostasis)

Definition of hemostasis in English:

noun

Medicine
The stopping of a flow of blood.
Example sentences
  • 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.

Derivatives

hemostatic

1
Pronunciation: /-ˈstatik/
adjective
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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