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sta·sis

 (stā′sĭs, stăs′ĭs)
n. pl. sta·ses (stā′sēz, stăs′ēz)
1. A condition of balance among various forces; motionlessness: "Language is a primary element of culture, and stasis in the arts is tantamount to death" (Charles Marsh).
2. Medicine Stoppage of the normal flow of a body substance, as of blood through an artery or of intestinal contents through the bowels.

[Greek, stationariness; see stā- in Indo-European roots.]
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stasis

(ˈsteɪsɪs)
n
1. (Pathology) pathol a stagnation in the normal flow of bodily fluids, such as the blood or urine
2. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) literature a state or condition in which there is no action or progress; static situation: dramatic stasis.
[C18: via New Latin from Greek: a standing, from histanai to cause to stand; related to Latin stāre to stand]
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sta•sis

(ˈsteɪ sɪs, ˈstæs ɪs)

n., pl. sta•ses (ˈsteɪ siz, ˈstæs iz)
1. the state of equilibrium or inactivity caused by opposing equal forces.
2. stagnation in the flow of any of the fluids of the body.
[1735–45; < Greek stásis < s. of histánai to make stand; see stand]
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stasis

- A period of inactivity or equilibrium, from Greek histanai, "stoppage."
See also related terms for stoppage.
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stasis

cessation in the flow of any of the bodily fluids, as the blood.
See also: Bodily Functions
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stasis - an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition
2.stasis - inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces
inaction, inactiveness, inactivity - the state of being inactive
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stasis

noun
A stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces:
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Translations

stasis

[ˈsteɪsɪs] Nestasis f
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stasis

nStauung f, → Stase f (spec); (Liter) → Stillstand m
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sta·sis

n. estasis, estancamiento de la circulación de un líquido, tal como la sangre y la orina, en una parte del cuerpo.
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stasis

n estasis f, estancamiento; venous — estasis venosa, insuficiencia venosa; [Note: estasis is often treated as masculine, but the feminine form is consistent with its etymological roots and is the only form accepted by the RAE.]
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When the anterior compartment pressure exceeds the intra-arterial pressure that this will produce venous stasis and also arterial occlusion, it results in muscles swelling and eventually necrosis of muscle and nerves duo to prolonged limb ischaemia.
There are three factors that play a role in the development of VTE: damages to the venous endothelium, venous stasis, and hypercoagulability.3 There is another factor that plays a role in the development of VTE, and this factor is surgery.3-6
Unfortunately, portal vein thrombosis occurred in the follow-up probably due to venous stasis (Figure 4a, 4b) (3).
The wounds treated often include arterial ulcers, diabetic and neuropathic ulcers, lower extremity edema (swelling of the feet and/or ankles), pressure injuries or ulcers, problem surgical wounds, animal and insect bites, trauma wounds and venous stasis ulcers.
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Traumatic lesion of the dura mater may be a risk factor for thrombosis since the loss of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) induces cranial hypotension, cerebral vasodilation and venous stasis. (4) In a retrospective study, puncture of dura mater was a risk factor in 8% of thrombosis.
This condition is caused by venous stasis with swelling of the proximal lower extremity and fibrosis of the distal parts.
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