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stab

(stab),
To pierce with a pointed instrument, as a knife or dagger.
[Gael. stob]
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stab

Forensics
verb To thrust a sharp object into a victim and, usually, interrupt the skin surface.
 
Microbiology
noun Stab culture, see there.
 
verb To inoculate a semisolid bacterial growth medium, usually in a “slant” tube, with a jabbing motion performed with streaking, which combines anaerobic (“stab”) and aerobic (“streak”) conditions in the same test tube; used in triple sugar iron agar tubes.
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The majority of this research involved case studies that analyzed the type of attack (e.g., slash versus stab) from hospital admissions or autopsy reports from the medical examiner's office.
A forensic expert said that the deep stabs the Filipina woman received could have been fatal if she did not get the right medical treatment on time.
Summary: Suspect also stabs another workmate who tried to stop the attack