teasing needle

noun

Medical Definition of teasing needle

: a tapering needle mounted in a handle and used for teasing tissues for microscopic examination

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“Teasing needle.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/teasing%20needle. Accessed 4 Aug. 2021.

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