NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,798 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- subcutaneous port
- listen (SUB-kyoo-TAY-nee-us ...)
- A tube surgically placed into a blood vessel and attached to a disk placed under the skin. It is used for the administration of intravenous fluids and drugs; it can also be used to obtain blood samples.