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1. A hollow needle used with a hypodermic syringe.
2. A hypodermic syringe including the needle.
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A hollow needle used in medical syringes to inject a fluid beneath the skin.
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|Noun||1.||hypodermic needle - a hollow needle |
hypodermic, hypodermic syringe, hypo - a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections
needle - a sharp pointed implement (usually steel)
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