hypodermic needle


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hypodermic needle

n.
1. A hollow needle used with a hypodermic syringe.
2. A hypodermic syringe including the needle.

hy·po·der·mic needle

(hī′pə-dûr′mĭk)
A hollow needle used in medical syringes to inject a fluid beneath the skin.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hypodermic needle - a hollow needlehypodermic 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)
Translations

hypodermic needle

n(Injektions)nadel f
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