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injectable

[in-jek-tuh-buh l] /ɪnˈdʒɛk tə bəl/
adjective
1.
capable of being injected.
noun
2.
a pharmaceutical preparation that can be injected.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; inject + -able
Related forms
uninjectable, adjective
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Examples from the web for injectable
  • injectable magnets could let doctors watch diseases at work.
  • The main side effects are nasal irritation from the spray form and nausea from the injectable form.
  • Older injectable ones protected less than half of those who were given them, and protection waned after a few months.
  • The injectable vaccine or flu shot is made from a killed influenza virus that is highly purified and broken into tiny pieces.
injectable in Medicine

injectable in·ject·a·ble (ĭn-jěk'tə-bəl)
adj.
Capable of being injected. Used of a drug. n.
A drug or medicine that can be injected.

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