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line

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noun \ˈlīn\

Medical Definition of line

  1. 1:  something (as a ridge, seam, mark, or streak) that is distinct, elongated, and narrow—see linea

  2. 2:  a strain produced and maintained especially by selective breeding or biological culture

  3. 3:  a narrow short synthetic tube (as of plastic) that is inserted approximately one inch into a vein (as of the arm) to provide temporary intravenous access for the administration of fluid, medication, or nutrients





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