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hypodermic needle

a hollow needle used to inject solutions subcutaneously.
Origin of hypodermic needle
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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hypodermic-needle in Medicine

hypodermic needle n.

  1. A hollow needle used with a hypodermic syringe.

  2. A hypodermic syringe including the needle.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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hypodermic-needle in Science
hypodermic needle
A hollow needle used in medical syringes to inject fluids into the body or draw fluids from it.
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