A subcutaneous port is a tube
surgicallyplaced into a blood vesseland attached to a disk placed under the skin. It is used for the administration of intravenous fluidsand drugs; it can also be used to obtain bloodsamples.
* [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db_alpha.aspx?CdrID=45915 Subcutaneous port] entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
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