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tank

 [tank]
an artificial receptacle for liquids.
Hubbard tank a tank in which exercises may be performed under water; see also hubbard tank.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tank

(tank),
A device made to receive and/or hold liquids.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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