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prick

1. a taboo slang word for penis
2. the footprint or track of an animal, esp a hare
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Uzma Mustafa from Otsuka stated that we are playing our role as corporate citizen and Otsuka have designed IV bottles which do not need pricking.
Usually, diabetics use finger pricking to get a blood sample, test glucose levels and be able to make informed therapeutic decisions.
s (NASDAQ: DXCM) G5 Mobile CGM system as the first and only continuous glucose monitoring system that can be used to make daily diabetes treatment decisions without finger pricking, the company said.
She adds that despite the many advances in technology, no machine can still take the place of an expertly done manual pricking for blackheads or whiteheads.
Pricking out should be done as soon as the seedlings are big enough to handle easily.
While watching video clips showing a needle pricking a hand, a Q-tip touching the hand, or a hand alone, study participants concurrently received painful or non-painful electrical stimuli applied to their own hand.
Diabetics and associations doing research and developments in this field have all sought for a method of getting blood sugar level readings constantly and automatically without the need of continuously pricking one's fingers.
Words from the Latin pungere have something to do with pricking or piercing.
OUR greenhouses are rapidly filling up with pots and seed trays of young seedlings we have been pricking out.
When Beauty returns to her palace home, the evil Carabosse disguises herself as an old woman and tricks the princess into pricking her finger on a spinning wheel.
Thus, when Marina is poisoned by pricking her finger on her baby cradle, the good does overcome the strangely unsuspecting evil.
A sobering thought, still capable of pricking the conscience of the planet's most consumptive society.