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1. A small circumscribed area distinct from the surrounding surface in character and appearance.
2. A drug delivery system that enhances the uptake of a medicine through the skin.
3. Any substance or object used to repair a defect in the body.
4. A protective bandage, as for covering an eye.
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5. A sensor applied to the body and used to measure one of its functions.
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Venes, Donald, editor. "Patch." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 24th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2021. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742225/8/patch.
Patch. In: Venes DD, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742225/8/patch. Accessed June 7, 2023.
Patch. (2021). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary (24th ed.). F.A. Davis Company. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742225/8/patch
Patch [Internet]. In: Venes DD, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2021. [cited 2023 June 07]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742225/8/patch.
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