filopressure

[ fīlō-prĕsh′ər ]

n.

Temporary pressure on a blood vessel by a ligature.

Nearby words

  1. filmy fern,
  2. filo,
  3. filofax,
  4. filoplume,
  5. filopodium,
  6. filoque,
  7. filose,
  8. filoselle,
  9. filosus,
  10. filovirus


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