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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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Protein-losing enteropathy: radiofrequency fenestration of the atrial septum after failure of transseptal needle puncture.
Needle puncture of fetus: a complication of second-trimester amniocentesis.
Typically, the practitioner will take a small povidone-iodine prep pad and place a folded gauze pad over the impregnated pad and apply pressure until the needle puncture site achieves hemostasis.
At each of these points, the measurement of the tegument thickness by needle puncture method described by His in 1895 (outlined in Krogman & Iscan, 1986) was performed.
Axillary vein can be accessed blindly through the incision with a needle puncture 1 or 2 cm medial and parallel to the deltopectoral groove at the level of the coracoid process.
One was a needle puncture to the left lung margin resulting in transient pneumothorax, and the other was a Veress needle placement in the stomach, which was recognized and repaired immediately.
Medical experts who examined the body found a needle puncture on the underside of the right elbow and bruising to the side of his head.
The risk of needle puncture or other penetrating injury during autopsy is well documented.
I found some areas of bleeding in the feet which could be associated with needle puncture.
Into this broad category fall Native American shamanic healing and purging rituals; Latin American curanderismo, with its own distinctive classes of sickness based on humors (hot, cold, dry, or moist) and remedies; India's traditional Ayurvedic system of lifestyle interventions and natural therapies; Oriental medicine (one place where the non-politically correct adjective adheres) with Its prominent reliance on herbs, needle puncture, and site-specific pressure to correct bodily energy patterns, or qi; as well as weight-loss clinics, midwifery practices, and 12-step programs.
The Otrieva needle, developed exclusively by Cook, has a consistent inner diameter to minimize trauma to the egg during collection, but features a smooth taper that creates a small needle puncture while still allowing physicians the control of a rigid needle.
Results: This study indicated no statistically significance difference in the incidence of back pain following spinal anesthesia considering age and frequency of needle puncture during spinal anesthesia.
In 1984, Kronung presented data comparing single and repeated fistula punctures, demonstrating that needle puncture causes elongation of the front wall of the fistula due to tissue displacement and filling in of the hole with thrombus.
The need to perform two separate blocks may further increase the risk to the patient because each needle puncture and perineural injection carries its own individual risk of nerve damage.