Medicine/Medical. the use of a tampon, as to stop a hemorrhage.
Also called cardiac tamponade, heart tamponade. Pathology. a condition in which the heart is compressed because of an accumulation of fluid in the pericardium.
tamponade tam·pon·ade (tām’pə-nād’) or tam·pon·age (tām’pə-nĭj)
The insertion or use of a tampon.
noun 1. tambura.
noun 1. a gong with indefinite pitch. 2. tom-tom. noun 1. another name for gong (sense 1)
noun 1. a city in E Australia. noun 1. one of an English breed of red hogs, raised chiefly for bacon. noun 1. (often capital) any of a hardy rare breed of long-bodied reddish pigs noun 1. a market town in W central England, in SE Staffordshire. Pop: 71 650 (2001) 2. a city in […]
verb (used with object), tanned, tanning. 1. to convert (a hide) into leather, especially by soaking or steeping in a bath prepared from tanbark or synthetically. 2. to make brown by exposure to ultraviolet rays, as of the sun. 3. Informal. to thrash; spank. verb (used without object), tanned, tanning. 4. to become tanned. noun […]