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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: strip


  1. To express the contents from a collapsible tube or canal, such as the urethra, by running the finger along it.
  2. Subcutaneous excision of a vein in its longitudinal axis, performed with a stripper.
  3. Any narrow piece, relatively long and of uniform width.

Synonym(s): milk4

[A.S. strypan, to rob]

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