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piggyback

 [pig´e-bak″]
supplementary or added on; used to refer to an intravenous infusion.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

pig·gy·back

(pigē bak)
A supplemental infusion set added to a main intravenous line for the intermittent administration of drugs.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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