noun, plural stasima
[stas-uh-muh] /ˈstæs ə mə/ (Show IPA)
(in ancient Greek drama) a choral ode, especially in tragedy, divided into strophe and antistrophe: usually alternating with the epeisodion and, in the final ode, preceding the exodos.
noun a fear of standing or a fear of falling from a standing position Word Origin Greek ‘standing’
noun, plural stases [stey-seez, stas-eez] /ˈsteɪ siz, ˈstæs iz/ (Show IPA) 1. the state of equilibrium or inactivity caused by opposing equal forces. 2. 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. noun 1. […]
- Stasis dermatitis
stasis dermatitis n. Inflammation and scaling of the legs due to impaired venous circulation.
- Stasis eczema
stasis eczema n. Eczematous eruption on the legs due to or aggravated by vascular stasis.