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The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018):

Service Access Point (SAP) The OSI term for the component of a network address which identifies the individual application on a host which is sending or receiving a packet. TCP/IP's equivalent term is "port". Different SAPs distinguish between different services or applications on a host, e.g. electronic mail, FTP, HTTP. (1996-12-23)