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stinger

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noun sting·er \ˈstiŋ-ər\

Medical Definition of stinger

  1. 1:  a sharp organ (as of a wasp, bee, scorpion, or stingray) that is usually connected with a poison gland or otherwise adapted to wound by piercing and injecting a poison

  2. 2:  a usually sports-related injury of the brachial plexus marked by a painful burning sensation that radiates from the neck down the arm and is often accompanied by weakness or numbness of the affected area—called also





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