Definition of Epistaxis

1. Noun. Bleeding from the nose.

Exact synonyms: Nosebleed
Generic synonyms: Bleeding, Haemorrhage, Hemorrhage



Definition of Epistaxis

1. n. Bleeding at the nose.

Definition of Epistaxis

1. Noun. (symptom) nosebleed ¹

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Definition of Epistaxis

1. [n -STAXES]

Medical Definition of Epistaxis

1. Nosebleed, haemorrhage from the nose. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Epistaxis

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1. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1902)
"Rheumatism as a Cause of epistaxis in Children.— PHILLIPS, SIDNEY.—Lancet, February 22, 1902. Ten cases are quoted to show the association of rheumatism and ..."

2. Diseases of the Nose, Throat and Ear: Medical and Surgical by William Lincoln Ballenger (1908)
"(c) A number of febrile diseases are often attended by epistaxis. The diseases most commonly thus characterized are typhoid and diphtheria, though other ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler, Thomas McCrae (1916)
"П. epistaxis Etiology.—Bleeding from the nose may result from local or ... epistaxis is a very common event in persons of so-called plethoric habit. ..."

4. Thirty-five Years in the East: Adventures, Discoveries, Experiements, and by John Martin Honigberger (1852)
"Ох. ас., epistaxis with obscurity of vision (also that produced by a blow) chronic, o. ... Pi», sat., epistaxis with discharge of small coagulated lumps. ..."

5. Special pathology and therapeutics of the diseases of domestic animals v. 2 by Ferenc Hutyra (1913)
"epistaxis is sometimes seen iu otherwise perfectly healthy horses in consequence of a ... *redisposition of this kind to epistaxis appears to be congenital, ..."

6. Pye's Surgical Handicraft: A Manual of Surgical Manipulations, Minor Surgery by Walter Pye (1893)
"In such an illness it not infrequently happens that about the sixth day an attack of epistaxis comes on, and coincidently the temperature falls, ..."

7. Transactions of the American Pediatric Society by American Pediatric Society (1897)
"Maggie C., aged eight years, was brought to me by her parents for treatment for recurrent attacks of epistaxis. She had been under the care of a well-known ..."

8. The Prophylaxis and Treatment of Internal Disease: Designed for the Use of by Frederick Forchheimer (1910)
"epistaxis TREATMENT In the treatment of epistaxis it is essential to ... It is strange how seldom the interior of the nose is examined in epistaxis ..."

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