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tamponade

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noun tam·pon·ade \ˌtam-pə-ˈnād\
variants: also

tamponage

\ˈtam-pə-nij\play

Medical Definition of tamponade

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

  2. 2:  cardiac tamponade


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