Definition of steady state
: a state or condition of a system or process (such as one of the energy states of an atom) that does not change in time; broadly : a condition that changes only negligibly over a specified time
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Medical Definition of steady state
1: a state or condition of a system or process (as one of the energy states of an atom) that does not change in time
2: a state of physiological equilibrium especially in connection with a specified metabolic relation or activity
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