What does venipuncture mean?

mean venipuncture

• VENIPUNCTURE (noun) The noun VENIPUNCTURE has 1 sense: 1. (medicine) puncture of a vein through the skin in order to withdraw blood for analysis or to start an intravenous drip or to inject medication or a radiopaque dye Familiarity information: VENIPUNCTURE used as a noun is very rare.