venostasis

[ vee-noh-stey-sis ]
/ ˌvi noʊˈsteɪ sɪs /

noun

retardation or stoppage of blood flow through a vein.

Origin of venostasis

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Medicine definitions for venostasis

venostasis

[ vē-nŏstə-sĭs, vē′nō-stāsĭs ]

n.

phlebostasis
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