tamponade

noun
tam·​pon·​ade | \ ˌtam-pə-ˈnād How to pronounce tamponade (audio) \
variants: also tamponage \ ˈtam-​pə-​nij How to pronounce tamponage (audio) \

Medical Definition of tamponade

1 : the closure or blockage (as of a wound or body cavity) by or as if by a tampon especially to stop bleeding

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