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patch is a topic covered in the Taber's Medical Dictionary.

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(pach )


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.
patchy (pach′ē ), adj.

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