Despairing, Brody picks up the syringe the doctor has left for him—and injects the heroin the doctor left alongside it.
Seventeen years after the idea first dawned on him, Koska sold his first syringe.
A man was restraining him from behind while, to his horror, he said, he saw another leaning in to jab a syringe into his arm.
Several men rush to be the first to make a dollar selling her a syringe.
Trying to pull the plunger back would snap the ring and effectively break the syringe.
Ply the syringe freely, give air carefully, and use the least amount of shading possible.
If no syringe at hand, pour permanganate solution into wound.
The syringe, when used frequently, is useful for the same purpose, and to keep down insects.
Steadying the needle-mount with the left hand, detach the syringe.
Inject about a tablespoonful of this liquid and sediment up each nostril, with a syringe.
early 15c., from Late Latin syringa, from Greek syringa, accusative of syrinx "tube, hole, channel, shepherd's pipe," related to syrizein "to pipe, whistle, hiss," from PIE root *swer- (see susurration). Originally a catheter for irrigating wounds, the application to hypodermic needles is from 1884.
syringe sy·ringe (sə-rĭnj', sēr'ĭnj)
An instrument used to inject fluids into the body or draw them from it.
A hypodermic syringe.
A medical instrument used to inject fluids into the body or draw them from it. Syringes have several different forms. Bulb syringes are usually made of rubber and work by squeezing the bulb to expel a fluid from it, as in ear irrigation. Needle syringes have hypodermic needles attached to plastic or glass tubes that contain plungers to create force or suction.