micropuncture

noun mi·cro·punc·ture \ -ˈpəŋ(k)-chər \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of micropuncture

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

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First Known Use of micropuncture

1948


Medical Dictionary

micropuncture

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

medical Definition of micropuncture

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

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