phlebostasis

phlebostasis

 [flĕ-bos´tah-sis]
2. temporary sequestration of a portion of blood from the general circulation by compressing the veins of a limb.

phle·bos·ta·sis

(fle-bos'tă-sis),
1. Abnormally slow motion of blood in veins, usually with venous distention.
2. Treatment of congestive heart failure by compressing proximal veins of the extremities with tourniquets. Synonym(s): bloodless phlebotomy
Synonym(s): venostasis
[phlebo- + G. stasis, a standing still]

phlebostasis

/phle·bos·ta·sis/ (flĕ-bos´tah-sis)
2. temporary sequestration of a portion of blood from the general circulation by compressing the veins of a limb.

phlebostasis

[-stā′sis]
an abnormally slow flow of blood in the veins, which are usually distended. Also called venostasis.

phlebostasis

(1) Venous stasis, see there.  
(2) The use of tourniquets to slow the blood flow to the heart in congestive heart failure; e.g., bloodless phlebotomy.

phleb·o·sta·sis

(flĕ-bos'tă-sis)
1. Abnormally slow motion of blood in veins, usually with venous distention.
2. Treatment of congestive heart failure by compressing proximal veins of the extremities with tourniquets.
Synonym(s): venostasis.
[phlebo- + G. stasis, a standing still]

phlebostasis

1. retardation of blood flow in veins.
2. temporary sequestration of a portion of blood from the general circulation by compressing the veins of an extremity.