n 1 : a small slender usu. steel instrument designed to carry sutures when sewing tissues in surgery 2 : a slender hollow instrument for introducing material into or removing material from the body parenterally
vt, nee*dled nee*dling : to puncture, operate on, or inject with a needle <needling a cataract> <s the population against polio> .
Similar sounding terms: na·tal net·tle ni·dal nod·al
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