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peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC)

A type of central venous access device that is inserted into a vein in the arm….


A hollow, flexible tube through which fluids can be passed into the body or drained from it.

port-a-cath (port)

A small medical appliance installed beneath the skin. A tube called a catheter connects the port to a vein so that fluids can be passed into the body. Also called an infusaport….