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epistaxis

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noun ep·i·stax·is \ˌe-pə-ˈstak-səs\

Definition of epistaxis

plural ep·i·stax·esplay \-ˌsēz\



Origin of epistaxis

New Latin, from Greek, from epistazein to drip on, to bleed at the nose again, from epi- + stazein to drip


First Known Use: 1793


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epistaxis

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noun ep·i·stax·is \ˌep-ə-ˈstak-səs\

Medical Definition of epistaxis

plural ep·i·stax·es \-ˌsēz\play




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