Definitions for epistaxisˌɛp əˈstæk sɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. nosebleed, epistaxis(noun)

    bleeding from the nose


  1. epistaxis(Noun)


  2. Origin: From ἐπιστάζω (epistazo) to bleed from the nose : ἐπί epi, "above", "over", "on", "upon", or "besides" + στάζωstazo, "to drip" (from the nostrils).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Epistaxis(noun)

    bleeding at the nose

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Epistaxis

    Bleeding from the nose.


  1. Nosebleed

    Bleeding from the nose.

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