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hypodermic

hy·po·der·mic / ˌhīpəˈdərmik/ • adj. Med. of or relating to the region immediately beneath the skin. ∎  (of a needle or syringe) used to inject a drug or other substance beneath the skin. ∎  (of a drug or other substance or its application) injected beneath the skin. • n. a hypodermic syringe or injection. DERIVATIVES: hy·po·der·mi·cal·ly / -(ə)lē/ adv.

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hypodermic

hypodermic (hy-poh-derm-ik) adj. beneath the skin: usually applied to subcutaneous injections. The term is also applied to the syringe used for such injections.

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