TITLE

Quincke's puncture

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1836
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Quincke's puncture" is presented. It refers to lumbar puncture.
ACCESSION #
21243252

 

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