Definition of stellate
: resembling a star (as in shape)
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The U.S. Army is researching an anesthetic injection called a stellate ganglion block that could relieve symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder.
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Origin and Etymology of stellate
First Known Use: 1661See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of stellate
: shaped like a star a stellate ulcer
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