from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Puncture of a vein, as for drawing blood, intravenous feeding, or administration of medicine.

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  • n. The collection of blood from a vein.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Puncture into a vein.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a radiopaque dye


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  • In addition to learning venipuncture, which is the technique used to draw blood from a vein, Grady and the other students receive their CPR and first-aid certifications, collect and study blood, demonstrate suturing techniques, work with technical instruments and perform examinations of urine.


  • The review also noted that pacifiers may help relieve pain and prevent anxiety in infants from birth through six months who are undergoing minor medical procedures (such as venipuncture, immunizations, or heel sticks), and are associated with shorter hospital stays among infants who are born preterm.

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  • Takde orang yang berjaya venipuncture sekali cucuk.

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  • Measure out 2 c.c. citrated human blood (collected at a surgical operation or a venesection, or withdrawn by venipuncture from the median basilic or median cephalic vein of a normal adult) into a centrifuge tube and centrifugalise thoroughly.

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  • Ideal candidates must have excellent venipuncture technique along with thorough tube knowledge and an understanding of the order of draw.

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  • Displays appropriate technical skills for the administration of chemotherapy, medications and blood products, to include, but not limited to: venipuncture, central line access and infusion devices.

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  • Performs venipuncture, accesses implanted ports and maintains central lines catheter devices.

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  • "A simple blood sample by venipuncture can provide adequate cells for reprogramming," said senior author


  • The coursework includes topics in venipuncture theory, locating veins by palpitation, and venious anatomy and physiology.

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