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Introduction: Puncture

Description of Puncture

Puncture: Incision of tissues for injection of medication or for other diagnostic or therapeutic procedures. Punctures of the skin, for example may be used for diagnostic drainage; of blood vessels for diagnostic imaging procedures.
Source: MeSH 2007

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