See also: -stasis

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek στάσις ‎(stásis).

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stasis ‎(usually uncountable, plural stases)

  1. (pathology) A slackening or arrest of the blood current, due not to a lessening of the heart’s beat, but to some abnormal resistance of the capillary walls.
  2. Inactivity; a freezing, or state of motionlessness.
    His company was sized for growth, not stasis.
  3. (science fiction) A technology allowing something to be artificially frozen in time, so that it does not age or change.

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