epistaxis


noun Pathology.

  1. nosebleed.

noun

  1. the technical name for nosebleed
n.

medical Latin, from Greek epistaxis “nosebleeding,” from epi “upon” (see epi-) + stazein- “to let fall in drops” (see stalactite).

n. pl. ep•i•stax•es (-stăksēz′)

  1. A nosebleed.

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