Medical Dictionary


noun sta·sis \ˈstā-səs, ˈstas-əs\
plural sta·ses \ˈstā-ˌsēz, ˈstas-ˌēz\

Medical Definition of STASIS

:  a slowing or stoppage of the normal flow of a bodily fluid or semifluid <biliary stasis>: as a :  slowing of the current of circulating blood b :  reduced motility of the intestines with retention of feces
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