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Nursing verb To perform a venipuncture


[Shortening of for needlestick]
A colloquial term for puncture, esp. the puncturing of the skin or a blood vessel.

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Q. I was confused, is he really sticking to diet? My friend is following Fixed-menu diet which I didn’t hear before. He told that he is in diet but he is taking some of the food which he likes. I was confused, is he really sticking to diet?

A. Of course, your friend may be under diet control. I will tell you what fixed menu diet means? A fixed-menu diet provides a list of all the foods you will eat. The merits of this kind of diet are that it can be easy to follow because the foods are selected for you. However the demerit of this type of diet is that you get only few varieties of food which will make the diet boring and it will be hard to follow. If you start with a fixed-menu diet, it is easy to follow.

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They (the players) will stick together because they want to get it right, and the best way to do it is to stick together and believe in what they are doing.
The Hawaiian word 'pililaau' means to stick together," said Chase.
In high school, they made a pact to stick together, go to college, and become doctors.
Though several ridicule Maizon because she is poor and lacks home training, they insist that the race must stick together.
JUAN Mata has urged his United teammates to stick together and learn from their mistakes after their defeat to Huddersfield Town - starting with tonight's game against Swansea.
We need to stick together and not be digging anybody out.
Khan, who comes from Bolton, Greater Manchester, went on: "Muslims all have to stick together.
Speaking ahead of the rally, Marsha Davies said: "We need to all stick together and tell the health board what we want, not what they want.
You do try harder to stick together for the kids who get torn about by all this upheaval.
I believe it is a good opportunity to stick together.