Medical Dictionary

steal


steal

noun \ˈstēl\

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>
March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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