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hemostasis
Subject Category
L Animal Science and Animal Products
S Biological Sciences
Definition
The process which spontaneously arrests the flow of blood from vessels carrying blood under pressure. It is accomplished by contraction of the vessels, adhesion and aggregation of formed blood elements (eg erythrocyte aggregation), and the process of blood coagulation.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2012
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/18096.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/18096
Used For
haemostasis
Broader Term
blood circulation
Narrower Term
platelet activation
Related Term
blood coagulation
hyperemia
Spanish
hemostasis
Term Number
18096