hypodermic-needle

hypodermic needle

noun
a hollow needle used to inject solutions subcutaneously.

Origin:
1905–10

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hypodermic needle n.

  1. A hollow needle used with a hypodermic syringe.

  2. A hypodermic syringe including the needle.

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hypodermic needle   (hī'pə-dûr'mĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
A hollow needle used in medical syringes to inject fluids into the body or draw fluids from it.
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