venipuncture

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(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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John brings the butterfly method to my attention during a tutoring session.
And that's how you add fractions with the butterfly method."
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