micropuncture

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noun mi·cro·punc·ture \-ˈpəŋ(k)-chər\

Definition of micropuncture

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

First Known Use of micropuncture

1948


Medical Dictionary

micropuncture

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

Medical Definition of micropuncture

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


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