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tap

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noun \ˈtap\

Medical Definition of tap

  1. :  the procedure of removing fluid (as from a body cavity)—see lumbar puncture




2

tap

transitive verb

Medical Definition of tap

tappedtap·ping

  1. :  to pierce so as to let out or draw off a fluid <tap the spine for a specimen of cerebrospinal fluid>




3

tap

transitive verb

Medical Definition of tap

tappedtap·ping

  1. :  to strike lightly especially with a slight sound




4

tap

noun

Medical Definition of tap

  1. :  a light usually audible blow; also :  its sound





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