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Synonyms for blunt

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not physically sharp or keen

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to make or become less sharp-edged

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to render less sensitive

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make less intense

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make numb or insensitive

make dull or blunt

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make less sharp

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make less lively, intense, or vigorous

having a broad or rounded end

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used of a knife or other blade

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characterized by directness in manner or speech

devoid of any qualifications or disguise or adornment

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calls the new work the first quantitative theory to show that blunting can account for the toughness of rubbery materials.
Tom Sutton, Bio-Plexus Executive Vice President commented: "This most recent 510K approval and Bard's launch of the PICC introducer demonstrates our success in continuing to commercialize Punctur-Guard internal blunting technology in a variety of medical needle device market segments.
This partnership with Teleflex, and theirs' with Bard is one more way that we are penetrating the market with our leading-edge internal blunting technology," Sutton concluded.
These include outer sheaths that cover the needle after use; spring retraction which snaps the needle back into a chamber after activation; and internal blunting, which blunts the needle during use -- and before removal from the patient.
Bio-Plexus' needles are based on an internal blunting mechanism that allows a blunting cylinder to move forward beyond the sharp tip of the needle while still in the patient's vein.