butterfly needle

noun

Medical Definition of butterfly needle

: a short needle that has plastic tabs on either side which aid especially in manipulating and stabilizing the needle during insertion

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“Butterfly needle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/butterfly%20needle. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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