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stasis

[′stā·səs]
(medicine)
A cessation of the normal flow of blood or other body fluids.

Stasis

 

a stoppage or diminution of the physiological contents in the lumen of a tubular organ. The different types of stasis include stasis of the blood, or hemostasis (generally capillary or venous), stasis of the feces, or coprostasis, urinary stasis, and lym-phostasis. Stasis may result from the action of chemical and physical factors and bacterial toxins, from an impairment of blood-vessel innervation, and from a change in blood composition. Persistent hemostasis may cause tissue necrosis.

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Ms Stasi has held senior positions across a range of industries including telecommunications, professional services and banking, and her experience includes Optus Communications, PricewaterhouseCoopers and NAB.
While former Stasi employees now enjoy decent pensions, former political prisoners are left with a compensation of A@1/4300 (about $370) a month.
Gieseke's focus on the entire history of the Stasi, including its postunification legacy, sets this work apart from other studies of the Stasi, which are more often than not limited temporally, geographically, or to specific aspects of Stasi work.
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American agents analyzed the data and then passed relevant parts on to countries in which the Stasi were active.
This, we now know, was performed under the surveillance of the Ministry for State Security (Stasi), the report for which may be found in the Stasi archive as part of a wider record of persecution against the group.
ON AUGUST 11, 1983, OFFICIALS FROM THE STASI DEPARTMENT XX, RESPONSIBLE for "combating political ideological diversion and underground political activity," documented a so-called Vorkommnisuberprufung (incident investigation).
Doubtless some people would prefer that the records of the Stasi - the former East German secret police - died a convenient death.