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[Old English tappian, to draw off liquid]

1. To puncture or to empty a cavity of fluid.
2. Removal or emptying of fluid from a cavity.
SEE: paracentesis; SEE: thoracentesis
3. The fluid removed from a cavity.

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[Old English tappian, to draw off liquid]

1. To puncture or to empty a cavity of fluid.
2. Removal or emptying of fluid from a cavity.
SEE: paracentesis; SEE: thoracentesis
3. The fluid removed from a cavity.

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