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Medical Term:

epistaxis

Pronunciation: ep'i-stak'sis

Definition: Bleeding from the nose.

Synonym(s): nasal hemorrhage, nosebleed

[G. fr. epistazo, to bleed at the nose, fr. epi, on, + stazo, to fall in drops]

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