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obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving aeroembolism , air embolism , gas embolism
injection vial holding liquid ampoule , ampul , ampule
small bottle that contains a drug (especially a sealed sterile container for injection by needle) ampoule , ampul , ampule , phial , vial
hypersensitivity reaction to the ingestion or injection of a substance (a protein or drug) resulting from prior contact with a substance anaphylaxis
series of X rays representing the action of the heart and its blood vessels after the injection of a radiopaque substance angiocardiogram
X-ray representation of blood vessels made after the injection of a radiopaque substance angiogram
roentgenographic examination of blood vessels after injection of a radiopaque contrast medium; produces an angiogram angiography
X ray of a joint after the injection of a contrast medium arthrogram
roentgenographic examination of a joint after injection of radiopaque contrast medium; produces an arthrogram arthrography
injection, additional dose booster
regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the caudal end of the spinal canal; now largely replaced by epidural anesthesia caudal anaesthesia , caudal anesthesia , caudal block
injection of medicine into rectum clyster , colonic , enema
injection of a liquid through the anus to stimulate evacuation; sometimes used for diagnostic purposes clyster , enema
narcotic that is considered a hard drug; a highly addictive morphine derivative; intravenous injection provides the fastest and most intense rush diacetylmorphine , heroin
local anesthetic that is administered by injection dibucaine
injection of an anesthetic substance into the epidural space of the spinal cord in order to produce epidural anesthesia epidural injection
regional anesthesia resulting from injection of an anesthetic into the epidural space of the spinal cord; sensation is lost in the abdominal and genital and pelvic areas; used in childbirth and gynecological surgery epidural , epidural anaesthesia , epidural anesthesia
something craved, especially an intravenous injection of a narcotic drug fix
viral hepatitis clinically indistinguishable from hepatitis B but caused by a single-stranded RNA virus; usually transmitted by parenteral means (as injection of an illicit drug or blood transfusion or exposure to blood or blood products) hepatitis C
syringe, skin-injection hypodermic
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