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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A surgical instrument that stops bleeding by clamping the blood vessel.

Usage examples (35)
  • She hesitated and took the hemostat that Cooper offered her.
  • Nope, no kellys, no needle holders, and not even a hemostat.
  • Tighten the wire around the two strong teeth with pliers or a hemostat.
  • Carol shot her a sharp, appraising look before she slapped the hemostat down on her glove. for more
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