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in·jec·tion

 (ĭn-jĕk′shən)
n.
1. The act of injecting.
2. Something that is injected, especially a dose of liquid medicine injected into the body.
3. Mathematics A function that is one-to-one.

[Sense 3, in- + (pro)jection.]
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injection

(ɪnˈdʒɛkʃən)
n
1. (Medicine) fluid injected into the body, esp for medicinal purposes
2. something injected
3. the act of injecting
4. (Automotive Engineering)
a. the act or process of introducing fluid under pressure, such as fuel into the combustion chamber of an engine
b. (as modifier): injection moulding.
5. (Mathematics) maths a function or mapping for which f(x) = f(y) only if x = y. See also surjection, bijection
inˈjective adj
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in•jec•tion

(ɪnˈdʒɛk ʃən)

n.
1. the act of injecting.
2. something that is injected.
3. a liquid injected into the body, esp. for medicinal purposes.
4. the process of putting a spacecraft into orbit or some other desired trajectory.
[1535–45; < Latin]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.injection - the forceful insertion of a substance under pressureinjection - the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
intromission, insertion, introduction - the act of putting one thing into another
epidural injection - injection of an anesthetic substance into the epidural space of the spinal cord in order to produce epidural anesthesia
2.injection - any solution that is injected (as into the skin)
solution - a homogeneous mixture of two or more substances; frequently (but not necessarily) a liquid solution; "he used a solution of peroxide and water"
3.injection - the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot"
intradermal injection - an injection into the skin
intramuscular injection - an injection into a muscle
intravenous injection - an injection into a vein
subcutaneous injection - an injection under the skin
medical aid, medical care - professional treatment for illness or injury
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injection

noun
1. vaccination, shot (informal), jab (informal), dose, vaccine, booster, immunization, inoculation They gave me an injection to help me sleep.
2. introduction, investment, insertion, advancement, dose, infusion, interjection An injection of cash is needed to fund some of these projects.
Related words
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Translations
حَقْنحَقْنٌ
injekce
indsprøjtning
ruiskeruiskutusinjektio
injekcija
injekció
suntikan
stunga, sprauta, sprautuskammtur
注射
주사
injekcija
injektionspruta
การฉีดยา
sự tiêm thuốc

injection

[ɪnˈdʒekʃən] N (gen) (Med) → inyección f
to give sb an injectionponer or dar una inyección a algn
to have an injectionponerse una inyección
will I have to have an injection?¿me tendrán que poner or dar una inyección?
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

injection

[ɪnˈdʒɛkʃən] n
(lit)injection f, piqûre f
an insulin injection → une piqûre d'insuline
to have an injection → se faire faire une piqûre
to give sb an injection → faire une piqûre à qn
They gave me an injection to help me sleep → Ils m'ont fait une piqûre pour m'aider à dormir.
by injection → par injection
It has to be given by injection → On doit l'administrer par injection. lethal injection
[money] → injection f
a cash injection of 50 million → une injection de liquidités s'élevant à 50 millions de dollarsin-joke [ˈɪndʒəʊk] nplaisanterie f pour initiés
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

injection

n (= act)Einspritzung f; (of gas)Einblasen nt; (= substance injected)Injektion f, → Spritze f; to give somebody an injectionjdm eine Injektion or Spritze geben; to give something by injectionetw spritzen; the injection of more money into the economyeine größere Finanzspritze für die Wirtschaft; a £250 million cash injectioneine Finanzspritze von 250 Millionen Pfund; the team needed an injection of new lifedie Mannschaft brauchte frisches Blut; injection mouldingSpritzguss m; injection syringeInjektionsspritze f
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injection

[ɪnˈdʒɛkʃn] n (Med) → iniezione f, puntura (Tech) (fig) → iniezione
to give sb an injection → fare un'iniezione or una puntura a qn
to have an injection → farsi fare un'iniezione or una puntura
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

inject

(inˈdʒekt) verb
to force (a liquid etc) into the body of (a person) by means of a needle and syringe. The doctor injected the antibiotic into her arm; He has to be injected twice daily with an antibiotic.
inˈjection (-ʃən) noun
The medicine was given by injection; She has regular injections of insulin.
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary © 2006-2013 K Dictionaries Ltd.

injection

حَقْنٌ injekce indsprøjtning Injektion ένεση inyección ruiske injection injekcija iniezione 注射 주사 injectie injeksjon zastrzyk injeção инъекция spruta การฉีดยา enjeksiyon sự tiêm thuốc 注射
Multilingual Translator © HarperCollins Publishers 2009

in·jec·tion

n. inyección, acción de inyectar una droga o líquido en el cuerpo.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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injection

n inyección f; The nurse will give you an injection..La enfermera le va a poner una inyección.
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Use of jet injection, where insulin is administered at high velocity across the skin, instead of conventional pen administration has been shown to accelerate absorption of insulin aspart in healthy subjects and persons with diabetes [162,163].
[3,4] No needle jet injection technique has been in use since the last decade and has been found simple and safe technique with immediate onset of profound anaesthesia and high patient satisfaction as reflected by low pain scores.
Effectiveness of a jet injection system in administering morphine and heparin to healthy adults.
Jet injection devices are recent innovations that delivera mist of lidocaine solution without epinephrine via high pressure produced by either a carbon-dioxide-filled cartridge, nitrogen-filled cartridge or a spring.21,22The needle-free powder lidocaine delivery system has also been introduced in recent years, and has been found to be well-tolerated, and produced significant analgesia within 1 to 3 minutes.
(NASDAQ: INO) has closed the acquisition of Bioject Medical Technologies Inc.'s assets including needle-free jet injection technology, devices, and intellectual property, the company said.
In sections on basic principles, emergency hand surgery, and elective hand surgery, they consider such topics as electrodiagnostic studies and peripheral nerve ultrasound, examining the traumatized hand, tendon injuries, high-pressure jet injection injuries, chronic infections of the hand and upper extremity, degenerative osteoarthritis and inflammatory arthritis of the hand and wrist.
"Nowhere does the specification disclose, in an explicit and unequivocal manner, the particular combinations of safety features claimed on reissue, separate from the jet injection invention.
Delivery devices may aid needle/ syringe injection, while jet injection, transdermal patches and micro-needles offer new options to patients and caregivers.
Lilley, "Swirl and lateral jet injection for mixing and combustion efficiency," Tech.