1. tamponade

noun. blockage or closure (as of a wound or body cavity) by (or as if by) a tampon (especially to stop bleeding).


  • tamponage
  • obstruction
  • blockage

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Example sentences of the word cardiac-tamponade

1. Noun Phrase
When low platelet levels occur as result of administration of blood-thinning medication, such as heparin, cardiac tamponade may result 3.

2. Noun Phrase
But it can become overwhelmed quickly and develop a condition called cardiac tamponade.

3. Noun Phrase
This condition, called cardiac tamponade, can be caused by CHF, reports the U.S. National Library of Medicine.