venostases

venostasis

[vee-noh-stey-sis]
noun
retardation or stoppage of blood flow through a vein.

Origin:
veno- + stasis

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venostasis ve·nos·ta·sis (vē-nŏs'tə-sĭs, vē'nō-stā'sĭs)
n.
See phlebostasis.

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