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hypodermic

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adjective hy·po·der·mic \-mik\

Definition of hypodermic

  1. 1 :  adapted for use in or administered by injection beneath the skin

  2. 2 :  of or relating to the parts beneath the skin

  3. 3 :  resembling a hypodermic injection in effect :  stimulating

hypodermically

play \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Origin and Etymology of hypodermic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1863


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hypodermic

noun hy·po·der·mic

Definition of hypodermic

Examples of hypodermic in a sentence

  1. <he hardly felt it when the nurse stuck the hypodermic in his arm>

Circa 1889

First Known Use of hypodermic

circa 1889


HYPODERMIC Defined for English Language Learners

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hypodermic

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adjective hy·po·der·mic \-mik\

Definition of hypodermic for English Language Learners

  • : going under the skin

  • : used for putting fluids into or taking fluids out of the body by going under the skin


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hypodermic

noun hy·po·der·mic

Definition of hypodermic for English Language Learners

  • medical : a device that uses a thin, hollow needle for putting fluids into or taking fluids out of the body


Medical Dictionary

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hypodermic

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adjective hy·po·der·mic \-ˈdər-mik\

Medical Definition of hypodermic

  1. 1:  of or relating to the parts beneath the skin

  2. 2:  adapted for use in or administered by injection beneath the skin

hypodermically

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hypodermic

noun hy·po·der·mic

Medical Definition of hypodermic



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