needlestick

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needlestick

(ˈniːdəlˌstɪk)
adj
(Medicine) (of an injury) caused by accidentally pricking the skin with a hypodermic needle
Translations

needlestick

n pinchazo de aguja; — injury lesión f por pinchazo (de aguja)
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Key words: Needle-stick injury, health care workers.