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Which of the following places the listed butterfly needles in decreasing order in terms of bore dimension?



A. 19 gauge, 21 gauge, 23 gauge
B. 21 gauge, 23 gauge, 19 gauge
C. 23 gauge, 21 gauge, 19 gauge
D. 23 gauge, 19 gauge, 21 gauge

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Asked by Mcburgerdevil, Last updated: Jun 28, 2020

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Answered Oct 15, 2017

19 gauge, 21 gauge, 23 gauge

The correct answer is a. The gauge of a needle signifies its bore dimension or lumen size. The gauge of a needle increases as its lumen size decreases. Therefore, a 19-gauge needle has a larger lumen than a 23-gauge needle. The correct answer is: 19 gauge, 21 gauge, 23 gauge
 

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