Definition of hemostasis in English:

hemostasis

(British haemostasis)

noun

Medicine
  • The stopping of a flow of blood.

    • ‘The evolving understanding of the body's response at the molecular level continues to reveal common pathways between infection, inflammation, and hemostasis.’
    • ‘The procedure requires meticulous dissection and exhaustive hemostasis to prevent damage to adjacent structures.’
    • ‘It is therefore reasonable to conclude that achieving adequate hemostasis would not only control blood loss in the event of a rupture, but may prevent the formation or expansion of the subcapsular hematoma.’
    • ‘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 phases of normal wound healing include hemostasis, inflammation, proliferation, and remodeling.’

Pronunciation:

hemostasis

/ˌhēməˈstāsəs/