needlestick

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noun nee·dle·stick \ˈnē-dəl-ˌstik\

Definition of needlestick

  1. :  an accidental puncture of the skin with an unsterilized instrument (such as a syringe) —called also needlestick injury

1975

First Known Use of needlestick

1975


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needlestick

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noun nee·dle·stick \ˈnēd-əl-ˌstik\

Medical Definition of needlestick

  1. :  an accidental puncture of the skin with an unsterilized instrument (as a syringe)—called also needlestick injury

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