pocket

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1. A saclike cavity.
2. A surgically constructed cavity, envelope, or pouch beneath the skin into which a device, such as a pacemaker, is inserted.

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1. A saclike cavity.
2. A surgically constructed cavity, envelope, or pouch beneath the skin into which a device, such as a pacemaker, is inserted.

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