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STASIS

 Dictionary entry overview: What does stasis mean? 

STASIS (noun)
  The noun STASIS has 2 senses:

1. an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
2. inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

  Familiarity information: STASIS used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


STASIS (noun)


Sense 1stasis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

An abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("stasis" is a kind of...):

pathology (any deviation from a healthy or normal condition)


Sense 2stasis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("stasis" is a kind of...):

inaction; inactiveness; inactivity (the state of being inactive)


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