verb (used with object)
Origin of inject
Examples from the Web for injected
The current FDA-approved measles vaccine consists of live but weakened measles virus that is injected into the arm.Powdered Measles Vaccine Could Be Huge for Developing World|Kent Sepkowitz|December 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He still seemed disappointed that, in his view, Ernst had injected politics into a job that had never before been political.In 2005, ‘Iowa Nice’ Ernst Helped to Oust Veterans From Local Board After They Opposed Her Candidacy|Ben Jacobs|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Inside the hospital, he was injected with malaria medication using unsterilized needles.
Three lucky male baboons were injected with Vasalgel and given unrestricted sexual access to 10 to 15 female baboons each.Male Birth Control, Without Condoms, Will Be Here by 2017|Samantha Allen|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As Reagan injected the toxicity of racial division into the American body politic, Jackson spoke about “coming up together”.
Note the injected mass in some of the vessels already filled.Elementary Zoology, Second Edition|Vernon L. Kellogg
The pepsin is added to the mixture only when warm, and is injected at once.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
"Pigeon milk" is injected into their open throats by the parent birds, in whose stomachs it has been manufactured.The Library of Work and Play: Outdoor Work|Mary Rogers Miller
Air bubbles, when injected into a vein, frequently cause immediate death.The Elements of Bacteriological Technique|John William Henry Eyre
On the outside, which had not been injected so thoroughly, there was sensation, although not so much as in a healthy foot.Diseases of the Horse's Foot|Harry Caulton Reeks
British Dictionary definitions for injected
Word Origin for inject
Word Origin and History for injected
c.1600, from Latin iniectus "a casting on, throwing over," past participle of inicere "to throw in or on," from in- "in" (see in- (2)) + -icere, comb. form of iacere "to throw" (see jet (v.)). Related: Injectable; injected; injecting.