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ve·ni·punc·ture

 (vē′nĭ-pŭngk′chər, vĕn′ĭ-)
n.
Puncture of a vein, as for drawing blood, intravenous feeding, or administration of medicine.
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venipuncture

(ˈvɛnɪˌpʌŋktʃə) or

venepuncture

n
(Medicine) med the puncturing of a vein, esp to take a sample of venous blood or inject a drug
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venipuncture

The surgical opening of a vein using a small instrument.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.venipuncture - (medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a radiopaque dye
puncture - the act of puncturing or perforating
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
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Translations

venipuncture

n venopunción f, punción venosa, punción f de una vena para sacar sangre o inyectar algo
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