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puncture

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noun punc·ture \ˈpəŋ(k)-chər\

Medical Definition of puncture

  1. 1:  an act of puncturing

  2. 2:  a hole, wound, or perforation made by puncturing




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puncture

verb punc·ture

Medical Definition of puncture

punc·turedpunc·tur·ing \ˈpəŋ(k)-chə-riŋ, ˈpəŋ(k)-shriŋ\play

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to pierce with or as if with a pointed instrument or object <puncture the skin with a needle>

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to become punctured





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