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1

sting

play
verb \ˈstiŋ\

Medical Definition of sting

stung \ˈstəŋ\play ; stinging \ˈstiŋ-iŋ\play

  1. transitive verb

  2. :  to prick painfully: asa:  to pierce or wound with a poisonous or irritating processb:  to affect with sharp quick pain

  3. intransitive verb

  4. :  to feel or cause a keen burning pain or smart <the injection stung>




2

sting

noun

Medical Definition of sting

  1. 1a:  the act of stinging; specifically :  the thrust of a stinger into the fleshb:  a wound or pain caused by or as if by stinging

  2. 2:  stinger 1





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