|1.||pathol a stagnation in the normal flow of bodily fluids, such as the blood or urine|
|2.||literature a state or condition in which there is no action or progress; static situation: dramatic stasis|
|[C18: via New Latin from Greek: a standing, from histanai to cause to stand; related to Latin stāre to stand]|
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.