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Noun: stasis (stases)  stey-sis
  1. An abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped
  2. Inactivity resulting from a static balance between opposing forces
Noun: Stasi  staa-zee
  1. The internal state security force of former East Germany (GDR)

Derived forms: stases

Type of: inaction, inactiveness, inactivity, pathology

Encyclopedia: Stasis