peripherally inserted central catheter

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peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC),

tube inserted into the superior vena cava through a peripheral vein.
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pe·riph·er·al·ly in·sert·ed cen·tral cath·e·ter

(PICC) (pĕr-if'ĕr-ăl-ē in-sĕr'tĕd sĕn'trăl kath'ĕ-tĕr)
Tube inserted into the superior vena cava through a peripheral vein.
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