Seventeen years after the idea first dawned on him, Koska sold his first syringe.
Despairing, Brody picks up the syringe the doctor has left for him—and injects the heroin the doctor left alongside it.
Several men rush to be the first to make a dollar selling her a syringe.
early 15c., from Late Latin syringa, from Greek syringa, accusative of syrinx "tube, hole, channel, shepherd's pipe," related to syrizein "to pipe, whistle, hiss," from PIE root *swer- (see susurration). Originally a catheter for irrigating wounds, the application to hypodermic needles is from 1884.
syringe sy·ringe (sə-rĭnj', sēr'ĭnj)
An instrument used to inject fluids into the body or draw them from it.
A hypodermic syringe.
A medical instrument used to inject fluids into the body or draw them from it. Syringes have several different forms. Bulb syringes are usually made of rubber and work by squeezing the bulb to expel a fluid from it, as in ear irrigation. Needle syringes have hypodermic needles attached to plastic or glass tubes that contain plungers to create force or suction.