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port

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noun \ˈpȯrt\

Medical Definition of port

  1. :  an opening, passage, or channel through which something can be introduced into the body: asa:  a small medical device (as of plastic or titanium) that is implanted below the skin, is attached to a catheter typically inserted into a blood vessel, and has a small opening through which a needle can be inserted to administer fluids or drugs or withdraw bloodb:  an incision (as one made between intercostal spaces) for passing a medical instrument (as an endoscope) into the body





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