jet injection

[ jĕt ]


The injection of a liquid drug by means of a device that uses high pressure to force the liquid to penetrate the skin or mucous membrane without the use of a needle.

Nearby words

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  2. jet boat,
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  7. jet pipe,
  8. jet plane,
  9. jet propulsion,
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