a small glass piston or barrel syringe having a detachable, hollow needle for use in injecting solutions subcutaneously.
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Also called syringe.
Origin of hypodermic syringe
First recorded in 1890–95
Words nearby hypodermic syringe
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British Dictionary definitions for hypodermic syringe
med a type of syringe consisting of a hollow cylinder, usually of glass or plastic, a tightly fitting piston, and a hollow needle (hypodermic needle), used for withdrawing blood samples, injecting medicine, etc
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Medical definitions for hypodermic syringe
A syringe with a calibrated barrel, plunger, and tip, used with a hypodermic needle for hypodermic injections and for aspiration.
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