antihemorrhagic
Arresting hemorrhage. SYN: hemostatic (2).

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an·ti·hem·or·rhag·ic or chiefly Brit an·ti·haem·or·rhag·ic -.hem-ə-'raj-ik adj tending to prevent or arrest hemorrhage

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an·ti·hem·or·rhag·ic (an″te-) (an″ti-hem″o-rajґik) 1. preventing or stopping hemorrhage. 2. an agent that prevents or stops hemorrhage.

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