tamponage

tamponade

[tam-puh-neyd]
noun
1.
Medicine/Medical. the use of a tampon, as to stop a hemorrhage.
2.
Also called cardiac tamponade, heart tamponade. Pathology. a condition in which the heart is compressed because of an accumulation of fluid in the pericardium.
Also, tamponage [tam-puh-nij] .


Origin:
1885–90; tampon + -ade1

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tampon (ˈtæmpɒn)
 
n
1.  a plug of lint, cotton wool, cotton, etc, inserted into an open wound or body cavity to stop the flow of blood, absorb secretions, etc, esp one inserted into the vagina to absorb menstrual blood
 
vb
2.  (tr) to plug (a wound, etc) with a tampon
 
[C19: via French from Old French tapon a little plug, from tape a plug, of Germanic origin]
 
'tamponage
 
n

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tamponade tam·pon·ade (tām'pə-nād') or tam·pon·age (tām'pə-nĭj)
n.
The insertion or use of a tampon.

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