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pinprick

Neurology A sharply focused stimulation of the skin, often by a needle, used to evaluate the sense of touch
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This time around, what seems in the making is a mere pinprick, designed to be, one U.S.
The percentage of subjects who reported "touch," "vibration," "itch," "tingling," or "pinprick" sensation modalities in the single-pulse, single-channel stimulation (type 1) at the five sites is shown in Figure 3(a).
This minimal pinprick is forbidden under federal law and the AAP does not recommend it to its members.
The ASIA scoring system, using modalities of light touch, pinprick sensation and motor strength, revealed a slight improvement in all modalities (motor strength from 33 to 43, light touch from 57 to 68, pinprick sensation from 54 to 65); 25 patients had an incomplete neurological status, 13 were neurologically complete and 8 had no neurological fallout.
In less than 10 minutes, and using just a pinprick's worth of blood, the chip can measure the concentrations of dozens of proteins, including those that herald the presence of diseases like cancer and heart disease.
The Mayor is disbelieving that he's only a pinprick to Horton, but he soon realises the danger they're in.
Associated findings also may include hyperesthesia, along with reductions in pinprick sensitivity, light-touch sensation, two-point discrimination, temperature sensitivity, and sweat response.
Whatever Ofwat decides to do, a fine will be no more than a pinprick in Severn Trent's pounds 400 million annual profits - up 30 per cent on the previous year.
Bird On What Must Be Broken: We share a ruin--mine a pinprick burrowed/in the side of this hardwood column,/yours a shuttered room in a crumbling mission./The whole city's an imperfect thing--the cars/slow to fire, the black-trousered men/painstaking their exits.
A small project in Albania is providing a pinprick of light amid the darkness and confusion surrounding asylum and migration issues in Europe.
There was a notable difference in the amount of pressure required to feel a pinprick when wearing the Friskmaster glove compared with a standard Hatch shooting glove.
merely a pinprick in one goosebump on the/orange." Playful irreverence describes John Gilgun's "Ars Poetica," in which he pokes fun at what makes a good poem.