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needlestick

needlestick

noun nee·dle·stick \ˈnē-dəl-ˌstik\

Definition of NEEDLESTICK

:  an accidental puncture of the skin with an unsterilized instrument (as a syringe) —called also needlestick injury

First Known Use of NEEDLESTICK

1976

needlestick

noun nee·dle·stick \ˈnēd-əl-ˌstik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of NEEDLESTICK

:  an accidental puncture of the skin with an unsterilized instrument (as a syringe)—called also needlestick injury

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