peristasis


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pe·ris·ta·sis

(pĕ-ris'tā-sis),
Phases of inactivity of vasoconstriction in inflammation.
[peri- + G. stasis, a standing still]
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peristasis

(pĕr-rĭs′tă-sĭs) [″ + stasis, standing]
1. In the early stage of inflammation, the decrease in blood flow in the affected area.
2. Environment.
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peristasis

the combination of physiological and environmental factors with the GENOTYPE to produce a particular PHENOTYPE.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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