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(1) Capable of stopping hemorrhage or bleeding.
(2) An agent or device that can arrest hemorrhage or promote hemostasis.
Styptics are examples of agents that stop bleeding by contracting tissue to seal injured blood vessels.
Word origin: hemo- + Greek statikos (causing to stop)
Related forms: hemostasis (noun)
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