Definitions English

  • A means of circumvention.
  • Electricity See shunt.
  • Medicine An alternative passage created surgically to divert the flow of blood or other bodily fluid or circumvent an obstructed or diseased organ.
  • Medicine A surgical procedure to create such a channel: a coronary artery bypass; a gastric bypass.
  • To avoid (an obstacle) by using an alternative channel, passage, or route.
  • To be heedless of; ignore: bypassed standard office procedures.
  • To channel (piped liquid, for example) through a bypass.