verb (used with object), sy·ringed, sy·ring·ing.
Origin of syringe
noun, plural sy·rin·ges [suh-rin-jeez] /səˈrɪn dʒiz/, syr·inx·es.
Origin of syrinx
Examples from the Web for syringes
Contemporary Examples of syringes
The injections cost about $1,630 per pack of five syringes and must be self-administered.In China, ‘Leftover Women’ Get Plastic Surgery
August 4, 2013
Gorman says she was shocked that “one of their own” would steal narcotics out from under their noses and swap the syringes.Doctor Accused of Infecting Patients With Hepatitis C Breaks Silence
February 22, 2013
The syringes McNamee suddenly produced in 2009 that he said he “saved” after injecting Clemens?Free Roger Clemens!
July 3, 2011
UCE 48 presented Justice with a cardboard box containing two syringes and three vials of liquid.The Vegas Suicide Mystery
February 24, 2011
And soon after, he saw one of his syringes being used for the first time in Cambodia.How to Save a Million Lives
October 13, 2010
Historical Examples of syringes
The allusion to the catacombs in comparison with the syringes is evident.Pagan and Christian Rome
Getting the syringes, he jumped into his cab, and was driven to the Professor's.A Rock in the Baltic
Volleys of Rose-water and other perfumes were also discharged by means of syringes.Plant Lore, Legends, and Lyrics
Syringes are so made that they can be sterilised by boiling.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
They want to know what you've done to them, what this new curse is that you bring in your syringes.Star Surgeon
Word Origin for syringe
noun plural syringes (sɪˈrɪndʒiːz) or syrinxes
Word Origin for syrinx
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.
c.1600, the instrument itself known from 14c. in English, from Late Latin syrinx, from Greek syrinx "shepherd's pipe." Used of vocal organs of birds from 1872.