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.
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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
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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.
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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"
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hypodermic

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

hypodermic

[ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk]
A. ADJhipodérmico
B. N (also hypodermic needle) → aguja f hipodérmica
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

hypodermic

[ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːrmɪk]
adjhypodermique
n (= syringe) → seringue f hypodermiquehypodermic needle nseringue f hypodermique
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

hypodermic

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

[ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk]
1. adjipodermico/a
2. n (syringe) → siringa ipodermica
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

hypodermic

(haipəˈdəːmik) noun, adjective
(an instrument) used for injecting a drug under the skin. a hypodermic needle.
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hy·po·der·mic

a. hipodérmico-a, que se aplica por debajo de la piel.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

hypodermic

adj hipodérmico; n (ant) jeringa; inyección f
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