tamponade

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From tampon +‎ -ade.

Noun[edit]

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tamponade ‎(plural tamponades)

  1. (medicine) The use of a tampon.
  2. (medicine) A stoppage in the flow of blood in a vessel, caused either by the insertion of a tampon or by outside constriction.

Verb[edit]

tamponade ‎(third-person singular simple present tamponades, present participle tamponading, simple past and past participle tamponaded)

  1. (medicine) To plug or stop with a tampon.