haemostat etymology

English word haemostat comes from English haemo- (Pertaining to blood.), English -stat

Detailed word origin of haemostat

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
haemo- English (eng) Pertaining to blood.
-stat English (eng) Forming nouns naming scientific instruments that act to render the prefixed element stationary or static in some respect.
haemostat English (eng) (British spelling) A clamp used in surgery to close the severed end of a blood vessel to stop bleeding.

Words with the same origin as haemostat

Descendants of haemo-
haemoblast haemochromatosis haemocompatibility haemoconcentration haemocyanin haemoderivative haemogenic haemoglobin haemoglobinopathy haemoglobinuria haemogram haemolymph haemolytic haemomanometer haemoparasite haemopathology haemopericardium haemophilic haemophobia haemoscope haemostasis haemostatic haemothorax haemotoxicity
Descendants of -stat
aquastat aquastatic bacteriostat barostat biostat chemostat clinostat cryostat gyrostat hemostat hygrostat ophthalmostat pyrostat regulo rheostat siderostat thermostat thermostatic thermostatically