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flat tyre

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deflate

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humble

Synonyms for puncture

to make a hole or other opening in

to pass into or through by overcoming resistance

to cause to be no longer believed or valued

a small mark or hole made by a sharp, pointed object

Synonyms for puncture

loss of air pressure in a tire when a hole is made by some sharp object

a small hole made by a sharp object

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the act of puncturing or perforating

pierce with a pointed object

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make by piercing

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reduce or lessen the size or importance of

cause to lose air pressure or collapse by piercing

be pierced or punctured

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The extent of macroscopic skin changes caused by puncturing was classified in two groups: barely and clearly visible.
Both glucose and cholesterol concentrations were assessed to detect whether the effect of frequent puncturing on microblood sampling would be different between small water-soluble molecules (glucose) and larger non-water-soluble particles (cholesterol).
We assumed a positive correlation between the finger puncture frequency and RF at the puncture site and a negative correlation between the finger puncture frequency and MRC at the puncture site because repetitive puncturing should produce a semi-permanent reactive hyperemia.
One to eight fingers of both hands were used for puncturing.
A poor correlation was found between finger puncture frequency and microcirculatory parameters at the puncture and control sites, indicating that frequent puncturing did not influence skin perfusion (Table 2).
This study presents the first evidence that repetitive finger puncturing in patients with long-standing insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus does not influence microcirculatory skin perfusion.
Vestal, commented, "The traditional method of puncturing the skin with a lancet or needle creates anxiety and stress for many patients, while also presenting significant health care risks.