(redirected from pricks)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Idioms, Encyclopedia.
Related to pricks: kick against the pricks
References in periodicals archive ?
We are certain all these features will significantly improve the lives of our diabetic patients, especially our paediatric patients [who are above four years of age and use the device under adult supervision] as this system is easier to use than the finger prick testing.
Throughout our lives, we repeatedly experience that needles cause pain when pricking our skin, but situational expectations, like information given by the clinician prior to an injection, may also influence how viewing needle pricks affects pain," said lead author Marion Hofle, a doctoral student in the research Multisensory Integration group led by Dr.
Skin tests were read 15 minutes later and considered positive if the wheal was 3 mm larger than saline control pricks.
Why papery women are attracted to pricks is a question for some other story.
Porcupines: they live to a ripe old age and their pricks are about eight inches long.
But in her joyous solo, she pricks her finger on a spindle and sets the fairy's curse in motion.