stasis

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  • noun

Synonyms for stasis

a stable state characterized by the cancellation of all forces by equal opposing forces

Words related to stasis

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

Related Words

inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces

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37] Aspiration may or may not be a preceding event in nosocomial pneumonia, but it is assumed that pneumonia can result from gastric stasis and reflux of even a low volume of contents of a non-motile, bacterially colonised stomach into the airway.
Metoclopramide enhances the absorption of naproxen and counteracts gastric stasis associated with migraines, with antinausea and antiemetic effects, according to Pozen.
A novel reconstructive technique for pylorus-preserving pancreaticoduodenectomy: avoidance of early postoperative gastric stasis.
One of the patients, a 65-year-old man, had been given metoclopramide for gastric stasis.
The nasal spray also circumvents the nausea, vomiting, and gastric stasis that often accompany migraine attacks and render oral therapy problematic, noted Dr.