hemostat etymology

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

Detailed word origin of hemostat

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

Words with the same origin as hemostat

Descendants of hemo-
hemochrome hemocompatible hemoculture hemocyte hemodilution hemodynamic hemodynamical hemodynamically hemofilter hemogenic hemolymph hemolymphagy hemolymphoid hemolysin hemopathology hemoperfusion hemopericardium hemophobia hemophore hemoplasma hemothorax hemotoxin hemotympanum hemovanadin
Descendants of -stat
aquastat aquastatic bacteriostat barostat biostat chemostat clinostat cryostat gyrostat haemostasis haemostat haemostatic hygrostat ophthalmostat pyrostat regulo rheostat siderostat thermostat thermostatic thermostatically