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stasis

stasis, pl. stases (sta´sis, stas´is; -ez)

Stagnation of the blood or other fluids. [G. a standing still]
intestinal s.enterostasis
papillary s.obsolete term for papilledema.
pressure s.traumatic asphyxia
venous s.congestion and slowing of circulation in veins due to blockage by either obstruction or high pressure in the venous system, usually best seen in the feet and legs.

 

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