short draw


Also found in: Wikipedia.

short draw

A term of art for a tube of blood drawn for analysis of chemistries or cells that has less than the recommended volume.

'short' draw

Lab medicine A tube of blood drawn for analysis of chemistries or cells that has less than the recommended volume
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Expired tubes may have a decreased vacuum, resulting in a short draw and leading to an improper blood to additive ratio.
On hands and knees, I peeked into the next short draw.
Though short draw distances somewhat mar the otherwise beautiful visuals on the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions, fire up Far Cry 3 on a high-end PC and it's like taking a tropical holiday from the comfort of your computer desk.
The most confusion seems to stem from setting up "kinetically-challenged" bowhunters -- those with short draw lengths or low draw weight, say, bows producing less than 40 foot pounds of KE.
The EQUALIZER Release, designed for short draw archers or those that have had to shoot lower poundages due to age or injury, allows the archer to increase draw length by up to 3".
Other highlights were the stirring Bloodless , Hidden Camera Show, One More Mile and perhaps the only song approaching anything cheerful the very short Draw Down the Stars.
It is necessary to remove the labels before one can determine whether the tube has been designed for a short draw or is simply under filled.
The 48-inch Super Magnum 48 ($340) is perhaps the industry's shortest recurve and is perfect for short draw length bowhunters.
Choosing heavier, front-loaded arrows is also the best option when handicapped by a short draw length or low draw weight or when wielding traditional equipment.
There are four, single-cam adult bows, one short draw bow and a youth model.
The Jennings Micro Carbon Extreme serves archers with a short draw.
The old rule was if you had a short draw length, less than 28 inches, you should shoot a 56 or 58-inch bow.