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Medical Term:

stagnation

Pronunciation: stag-na'shun

Definition: Retardation or cessation of flow of blood in the vessels, as in passive congestion; marked slowing or accumulation in any part of a normally circulating fluid.

[L. stagnum, a pool]

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