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[in-jek-tuh nt] /ɪnˈdʒɛk tənt/
a substance injected through the skin, as bee-sting venom or penicillin administered by injection, that causes an allergic reaction.
Origin of injectant
1945-50; inject + -ant Unabridged
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  • Natural gas has been a common injectant used in this country.
  • Producers will be converted to injector service as necessary in order to provide pressure support and minimize injectant cycling.
  • Existing low pressure oil, water injection, gas lift and possibly miscible injectant lines will be shared.
injectant in Medicine

injectant in·jec·tant (ĭn-jěk'tənt)
A substance injected, as into the skin.

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