epistaxis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπίσταξις (epístaxis, nosebled): ἐπί (epí, above, over, on, upon, besides) + στάζω (stázō, to drip (from the nostrils)).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛpɪˈstæksɪs/ (plural IPA(key): /ˌɛpɪˈstækˌsiz/)

Noun[edit]

epistaxis (plural epistaxes)

  1. (medicine) nosebleed

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