Medical Dictionary


noun sy·ringe \sə-ˈrinj also ˈsir-inj\

Medical Definition of SYRINGE

:  a device used to inject fluids into or withdraw them from something (as the body or its cavities): as a :  a device that consists of a nozzle of varying length and a compressible rubber bulb and is used for injection or irrigation <an ear syringe> b :  an instrument (as for the injection of medicine or the withdrawal of bodily fluids) that consists of a hollow barrel fitted with a plunger and a hollow needle c :  a gravity device consisting of a reservoir fitted with a long rubber tube ending with an exchangeable nozzle that is used for irrigation of the vagina or bowel
syringe transitive verb, sy·ringed sy·ring·ing
July 27, 2015
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to move off course or to alternate
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