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acupressure a medical technique that seeks to stop bleeding by placing needles in the tissue next to a bleeding vessel. [1/2 definitions]
astringent having the effect of drawing together, esp. of contracting body tissues so as to stop secretions or bleeding; styptic. [1/4 definitions]
cauterize to sear with heat or chemicals to stop bleeding or destroy infected tissue.
ergot a drug derived from the ergot fungal toxin and used to control bleeding. [1/3 definitions]
flow a smooth, steady outpouring or expansion, such as a tide or steady bleeding. [1/8 definitions]
hemophilia a disorder that is inheritable by males through their mothers and is characterized by excessive or spontaneous bleeding.
hemorrhage the act or condition of bleeding, esp. extensively from blood vessels. [1/2 definitions]
hemostasis the stoppage of bleeding, by natural or surgical means. [1/2 definitions]
hemostat an instrument or agent that slows or stops bleeding.
internal bleeding bleeding on the inside of the body, often caused by injuries.
ligate to tie up or bind (a bleeding artery) with a ligature.
norepinephrine a hormone, secreted by the adrenal glands and released at the sympathetic nerve endings, that aids in transmission of nerve impulses and is used medically to constrict blood vessels and prevent bleeding.
nosebleed bleeding from the nose.
radiation sickness sickness induced by overexposure to ionizing radiation such as x-rays or gamma rays, resulting in nausea, diarrhea, bleeding, hair loss, sterility, and often death.
scurvy a potentially fatal disorder caused by a lack of vitamin C in one's diet, usu. accompanied initially by weakness and bleeding gums. [1/2 definitions]
shed blood to kill, or to wound someone by violence so as to cause bleeding.
styptic causing contraction of tissues and blood vessels; capable of checking bleeding. [1/2 definitions]
styptic pencil a short, firm stick of some astringent compound, often alum, used to stop the bleeding of small nicks or cuts, such as those received while shaving.