a hollow needle used to inject solutions subcutaneously.
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- hypodermic injection,
- hypodermic syringe,
- hypodermic tablet,
Origin of hypodermic needle
First recorded in 1905–10
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A hollow needle used with a hypodermic syringe.
A hypodermic syringe including the needle.
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A hollow needle used in medical syringes to inject fluids into the body or draw fluids from it.
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