A tube inserted into a wound or cavity to facilitate fluid removal.
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Examples from the Web for drainage tube
He generally made a counter-opening behind to get rid of discharges, and inserted a drainage-tube.
If much bagging takes place, the use of a drainage-tube will prove quite sufficient.