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Bypass may refer to:
- Bypass (audio), in effects units, a switch that allows sound
- Bypass (computing), in computing, circumventing security features in hacking, or taking a different approach to an issue in troubleshooting
- Bypass (road), a road that avoids a built-up area (not to be confused with passing lane)
- Bypass surgery
- Bypass, in medicine, according to the ICD-10-PCS, in the Medical and Surgical Section (0), is root operation 1, and means the rerouting of the contents of a body part to a downstream area of the normal route, to a similar route and body part, or to an abnormal route and dissimilar body part. This includes one or more anastomoses, with or without the use of a device. Examples would be coronary artery bypass graft surgery (on the beating or non-beating heart- with or without a heart-lung machine), or colostomy formation.
- Bypass (telecommunications)
- The bypass valve may refer to the manual addition valve in a rebreather or the blowoff valve on a compressor.
- Bypass capacitor, used to bypass a power supply or other high impedance component
- High bypass, a turbofan aircraft gas turbine engine
- Bleach bypass, an optical effect
- Bypass switch
- Cardiopulmonary bypass
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