• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Haemostatic stopping or preventing hæmorrhage, styptic
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. haima, blood, stasis, a standing.


In literature:

Haemostatic powders are also used by the Hebrews, being more conveniently kept or carried than the haemostatic waters.
"History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present" by Peter Charles Remondino
This, no doubt, acts as an effective, though somewhat barbarous, haemostatic.
"Among the Wild Tribes of the Afghan Frontier" by T. L. Pennell
This action on the vessels is so marked as to constitute the drug a haemostatic, not only locally but also remotely.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 7" by Various
Medicinally, gallic acid has been, and is still, largely used as an astringent, styptic and haemostatic.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 4" by Various