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Medical Term:

hydrostat

Pronunciation: hi'dro-stat

Definition:

  1. A device for regulating water level.
  2. any organism or organ with a shape that is maintained by internal fluid pressure against the sheath (tongue, penis).

[hydro- + G. statikos, causing to stand]

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