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Definition: 'Lumbar Puncture Needle'

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lumbar puncture needle

Type: Term

Definitions:
1. a needle, provided with a stylet, for entering the spinal canal or cisterna magna, with a bore of at least 1 mm and 40 mm or more in length.

Synonyms: spinal needle

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