hemostat

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From hemo- +‎ -stat.[1]

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hemostat (plural hemostats)

  1. (medicine) an instrument that clamps blood vessels to diminish or halt blood flow

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  1. ^ hemo-”, in OED Online, Oxford: Oxford University Press, launched 2000.