[ flĭ-bŏs′tə-sĭs ]
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The abnormally slow motion of blood in the veins, usually with venous distention.
The compression of the proximal veins of an extremity by use of tourniquets.venostasis
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Example sentences from the Web for phlebostasis
Stern also invented a theory to account for the therapeutic effects of his inventions, namely, the theory of phlebostasis.
Like an electric chair, the phlebostasis chair was supplied with cuffs for both arms and legs.