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Related to venous stasis: stasis dermatitis, venous stasis dermatitis, Venous stasis ulcer, venous insufficiency
a stoppage or diminution of flow, as of blood or other body fluid, or of intestinal contents.
stasis syndrome overgrowth of bacteria within the small intestine resulting from a variety of conditions causing stasis, particularly disturbances to intestinal motility or decreased acid secretion, but also structural abnormalities such as diverticula, fistulae between the colon and upper bowel, or chronic obstruction; it is characterized by malabsorption of vitamin B12, steatorrhea, and anemia.
venous stasis cessation or impairment of venous flow, such as with venous insufficiency; see also stasis ulcer. Called also phlebostasis and venostasis.
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congestion and slowing of circulation in veins due to blockage by either obstruction or high pressure in the venous system, usually best seen in the feet and legs.
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venous stasisMedtalk The pooling of venous blood in a particular region which, in the legs results in edema, hyperpigmentation and possibly ulceration
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ve·nous sta·sis(vēnŭs stāsis)
Congestion and slowing of circulation in veins due to blockage by either obstruction or high pressure in the venous system, usually best seen in the feet and legs.
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