[n] - (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
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Venipuncture: The puncture of a vein with a needle to withdraw blood. Also called phlebotomy or, more often, a blood draw.
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<procedure> The puncture of a vein (usually in the arm) with a hollow bore needle for the purpose of obtaining a blood specimen. ... The only risks are localised pain, haematoma (accumulation of blood under the skin), bleeding, secondary infection (rare) and fainting (in susceptible individual...
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noun (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
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(ven´ĭ-punk″chәr) surgical puncture of a vein.
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In medicine, venepuncture, venopuncture or venipuncture is the process of obtaining intravenous access for the purpose of intravenous therapy or for blood sampling of venous blood. This procedure is performed by medical laboratory scientists, medical practitioners, some EMTs, paramedics, phlebotomi...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: ven′i-pŭnk′chūr, vē′ni- Definitions: 1. The puncture of a vein, usually to withdraw blood or inject a solution.
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Taking a blood sample from a vein.
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The puncture of a vein with a needle for the purpose of drawing blood. Also called phlebotomy.
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