Hemostat etymology


English word hemostat comes from English hemo-, English -stat

Etymology of hemostat

Detailed word origin of hemostat

Dictionary entry Language Definition
hemo- English (en)
-stat English (en) Forming nouns naming scientific instruments that act to render the prefixed element stationary or static in some respect.
hemostat English (en) (medicine) an instrument that clamps blood vessels to diminish or halt blood flow.