hypodermic

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hy·po·der·mic

 (hī′pə-dûr′mĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the layer just beneath the epidermis.
2. Relating to the hypodermis.
3. Injected beneath the skin.
n.
1. A hypodermic injection.
2. A hypodermic needle.
3. A hypodermic syringe.

hy′po·der′mi·cal·ly adv.

hypodermic

(ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the region of the skin beneath the epidermis
2. (Medicine) injected beneath the skin
n
3. (Medicine) a hypodermic syringe or needle
4. (Medicine) a hypodermic injection
ˌhypoˈdermically adv

hy•po•der•mic

(ˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mɪk)

adj.
1. of or characterized by the introduction of medicine or drugs under the skin.
2. injected under the skin: a hypodermic medication.
3. pertaining to parts under the skin.
4. stimulating; energizing.
n.
5. a hypodermic injection.
6. a hypodermic syringe or needle.
[1860–65; hypo- + Greek dérm(a) skin (see derma1) + -ic]
hy`po•der′mi•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypodermic - a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injectionshypodermic - a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections
autoinjector - a hypodermic syringe to use in injecting yourself with a liquid; "United States troops now carry atropine and autoinjectors in their first-aid kits to use in case of organophosphate nerve agent poisoning"
hypodermic needle - a hollow needle
syringe - a medical instrument used to inject or withdraw fluids
Adj.1.hypodermic - relating to or located below the epidermis; "hypodermic needle"; "subcutaneous implant"

hypodermic

noun syringe, needle, works (slang) The hypodermic was properly heat-sterilised.
Translations
تَحْت الجِلْد
podkožní
hypodermiskinjektions-
fecskendõ
sprauta
zemādas-
podkožný

hypodermic

[ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk]
A. ADJhipodérmico
B. N (also hypodermic needle) → aguja f hipodérmica

hypodermic

[ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːrmɪk]
adjhypodermique
n (= syringe) → seringue f hypodermiquehypodermic needle nseringue f hypodermique

hypodermic

adj injectionsubkutan
n
(= syringe)subkutane Spritze
(= injection)subkutane Injektion

hypodermic

[ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk]
1. adjipodermico/a
2. n (syringe) → siringa ipodermica

hypodermic

(haipəˈdəːmik) noun, adjective
(an instrument) used for injecting a drug under the skin. a hypodermic needle.

hy·po·der·mic

a. hipodérmico-a, que se aplica por debajo de la piel.

hypodermic

adj hipodérmico; n (ant) jeringa; inyección f
References in classic literature ?
Sherlock Holmes took his bottle from the corner of the mantel- piece and his hypodermic syringe from its neat morocco case.
I was horrified by my first glimpse of Holmes next morning, for he sat by the fire holding his tiny hypodermic syringe.
The nozzle caps on hypodermics are small, translucent, and inconspicuous.