body packer


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body packer

a person who transports illicit drugs by concealment in body cavities.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
A person who ingests pouches or packs of cocaine to transport it; a living vehicle used to smuggle illicit drugs, who may carry the abuse substance inside, as would a body packer, or in his/her luggage
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

body packer

A slang term for a person who smuggles narcotics in the intestines, usually contained in condoms. This is a dangerous trade with a high mortality from poisoning.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Contrarily, without proper detection and removal of internally concealed drugs, body packers may experience drug toxicity or intestinal obstruction from concealed packets.
Diagnostic imaging of "body packers" [in Japanese].