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steal

noun \ˈstēl\

Medical Definition of STEAL

:  abnormal circulation characterized by deviation (as through collateral vessels or by backward flow) of blood to tissues where the normal flow of blood has been cut off by occlusion of an artery <subclavian steal> <coronary steal>

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