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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstasissta‧sis /ˈsteɪsɪs $ ˈsteɪ-, ˈstæ-/ noun [uncountable] technical or formal  a state or period in which there is no change or development
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stasisThis presumably reflects the fact that biliary stasis remains with a nidus of infection already present even after stones are removed.The comparatively long time intervals between such environmental vicissitudes may be characterized by stasis in ecosystems as well as the component species.The result, in the developed world, was educational stasis.In the microscope, the virus is monochromatic, and it is in stasis.Yet it is stasis, not change, that is the hallmark of evolution.As has already been mentioned, the land is associated with stasis and stagnation, with spiritual non-being.
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