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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“Tamponade.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tamponade. Accessed 4 Jul. 2020.

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