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Peripherally Inserted Central Catheter. A tube that is passed through a vein, often in the arm or chest, to end up in a large vein near the heart. The other end is left outside the body and is used to deliver chemotherapy drugs straight into the blood. It can also be used to take blood samples. It is a type of central line and can be left in place for some time.