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irritate

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a sharp, pointed object

to torment with persistent insult or ridicule

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the leaf of a conifer

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a slender pointer for indicating the reading on the scale of a measuring instrument

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a stylus that formerly made sound by following a groove in a phonograph record

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goad or provoke,as by constant criticism

prick with a needle

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Fine needle aspiration of breast masses in HIV-infected patients: results from a large series.
The materials comprised all fine needle aspirations performed at the Erbil Teaching Hospital over 24 months (October, 2005 through October, 2006).
Accuracy and clinical role of fine needle percutaneous biopsy with computerized tomography guidance of small (less than 4.
Their superficial location makes them an attractive target for diagnostic biopsy or fine needle cytology.
Introduced in the 1960s, fine needle aspiration and cytodiagnosis is now the primary diagnostic modality in cases of bone tumors/lesions at the University Hospital in Lund, Sweden.
In the case presented above, technetium Tc 99m sestamibi scan and the MRI of neck were negative and we utilized parathyroid fine needle aspiration and parathyroid hormone assay (PTH-FNA) to confirm that the suspected hypoechoic structure located posterior to the right thyroid lobe on the ultrasound examination was actually of parathyroid origin.
and Hospital) provide a valuable tool for cytologists learning and honing their skills in fine needle aspiration of the thyroid.
Utilization of ancillary studies in thyroid fine needle aspirates: a synopsis of the National Cancer Institute Thyroid Fine Needle Aspiration State of the Science Conference.
It provides real-time microscopic imaging of pancreatic cysts during endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration (EUS-FNA) procedures, making it possible to see the cyst wall down to a cellular level to help physicians find and identify features of each type of cyst that can drive treatment decisions.
CIMM also advocates a process for maintaining and propagating Kuppfer's cells ("KC") reproducibly in defined cell cultures using fine needle liver aspirates from living human volunteers with potential for patients with failing liver due to a variety of etiologies.
In addition to the CoverTip hypodermic syringe, the Medisys portfolio of patented safety devices includes: BXDraw(TM), a fine needle biopsy/aspiration safety syringe; SofDraw(TM), a blood and fluid collection safety syringe; and MultiDraw(TM), a needleless multiple vacuum vial blood collection safety device.
In summary, Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology of Superficial Organs and Body Sites is an excellent reference for residents and fellows in training, as well as for practicing pathologists.
Benign versus malignant papillary neoplasms of the breast: diagnostic clues in fine needle aspiration cytology.