tamponage


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Noun1.tamponage - blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding)
blockage, obstruction - the physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction
cardiac tamponade - mechanical compression of the heart resulting from large amounts of fluid collecting in the pericardial space and limiting the heart's normal range of motion
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tam·pon·ade

, tamponage
n. Fr. taponamiento, aplicación de tapones a una herida o cavidad para detener una hemorragia o absorber secreciones;
balloon ______ por balón insuflable;
cardiac ______ cardíaco, compresión aguda del corazón causada por un exceso de sangre acumulada en el pericardio.
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Internal tamponage, hockey parturition and mixed athletics.