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.
- 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.
noun 1. Harold Edward, 1907–2001, U.S. politician and university president.
noun 1. Also, ‘stat. thermostat. 2. photostat. noun 1. statistic. 2. Usually, stats. statistics. adjective 3. of, relating to, or containing statistics: Some sports fans memorize all the stat sheets published about a team. adverb, Medicine/Medical Informal. 1. immediately. 1. a combining form used in the names of devices that stabilize or make constant what […]