venipuncture

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noun ve·ni·punc·ture \ˈvē-nə-ˌpəŋ(k)-chər, ˈve-\

Definition of venipuncture

  1. :  surgical puncture of a vein especially for the withdrawal of blood or for intravenous medication

Origin and Etymology of venipuncture

veni- + 1puncture


First Known Use: circa 1903


Medical Dictionary

venipuncture

noun ve·ni·punc·ture
variants: also

venepuncture

\ˈvēn-ə-ˌpəŋ(k)-chər, ˈven-ə-\play play

Medical Definition of venipuncture

  1. :  surgical puncture of a vein especially for the withdrawal of blood or for administration of intravenous fluids or drugs


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