Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

micropuncture

play
noun mi·cro·punc·ture \-ˈpəŋ(k)-chər\

Definition of micropuncture

  1. :  an extremely small puncture (as of a nephron); also :  an act of making a micropuncture



1948

First Known Use of micropuncture

1948


Medical Dictionary

micropuncture

play
noun mi·cro·punc·ture \ˌmī-krō-ˈpəŋ(k)-chər\

Medical Definition of micropuncture

  1. :  an extremely small puncture (as of a nephron); also :  an act of making such a puncture




Learn More about micropuncture

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of micropuncture


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up micropuncture? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

mysterious, holy, or spiritual

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

lavender-fields-in-france

Which of these is a synonym of caesura?

torrent rebellion interruption megillah
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ