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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. patchy (pach′ē ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Patch." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Taber's Online, www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742225/all/patch.
Patch. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742225/all/patch. Accessed March 26, 2019.
Patch. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742225/all/patch
Patch [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 March 26]. Available from: https://www.tabers.com/tabersonline/view/Tabers-Dictionary/742225/all/patch.
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