Gemostaz

Gemostaz - the stagnation of blood in the lower parts of the body and organs. Occurs at increasing cardiovascular insufficiency, accompanied venous stagnation (lifetime gemostaz)or at long agonal period (agonal gemostaz). Corpse gemostaz occurs after the contraction of the arteries and transition blood in the venous system of the lower divisions of the corpse. Cm. also Stasis.