drainage tube

n.

A tube inserted into a wound or cavity to facilitate fluid removal.

Nearby words

  1. drail,
  2. drain,
  3. drain rod,
  4. drainage,
  5. drainage basin,
  6. drainage wind,
  7. drainageway,
  8. drainboard,
  9. drainer,
  10. drainfield


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