noun, plural stases
[stey-seez, stas-eez] /ˈsteɪ siz, ˈstæs iz/ (Show IPA)
the state of equilibrium or inactivity caused by opposing equal forces.
Pathology. stagnation in the flow of any of the fluids of the body, as of the blood in an inflamed area or the intestinal contents proximal to an obstruction.
(pathol) a stagnation in the normal flow of bodily fluids, such as the blood or urine
(literature) a state or condition in which there is no action or progress; static situation: dramatic stasis
stasis sta·sis (stā’sĭs, stās’ĭs)
n. pl. sta·ses (stā’sēz, stās’ēz)
Stoppage of the normal flow of a body substance, as of blood through an artery or of intestinal contents through the bowels.
verb (used with object) 1. to put by or away as for safekeeping or future use, usually in a secret place (usually followed by away): The squirrel stashes away nuts for winter. noun 2. something put away or hidden: a stash of gold coins buried in the garden. 3. a place in which something is […]
noun 1. (Scot) a variant of stushie
noun 1. formerly, the secret police in East Germany
noun, plural stasidia [stuh-sid-ee-uh] /stəˈsɪd i ə/ (Show IPA) 1. a choir stall in an Orthodox church.