epistaxis

noun
ep·​i·​stax·​is | \ˌe-pə-ˈstak-səs \
plural epistaxes\ ˌe-​pə-​ˈstak-​ˌsēz \

Definition of epistaxis 

First Known Use of epistaxis

1793, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for epistaxis

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

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epistaxis

noun
ep·​i·​stax·​is | \ˌep-ə-ˈstak-səs \
plural epistaxes\ -​ˌsēz \

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