Recent Examples of hypodermic from the Web
A woman was found in her husband's Bogalusa hospital room Tuesday (Aug. 15), with a tourniquet around her arm, a hypodermic needle stuck in her skin and suspected heroin and other drugs nearby, authorities said.
First up, the basics: Microchips are identification devices implanted between your dog or cat’s shoulder blades via hypodermic needle (no anesthesia necessary).
Scattered through the room are heads: mannequin heads, papier-mâché heads, other heads, one sporting a costume-ball mask and feather headpiece, another wearing a wig and sunglasses, a third stabbed at the scalp with hypodermic syringes.
Police found Heidi Naegele, 35, unconscious on the floor with a hypodermic needle and loaded syringe of heroin next to her, police said.
The police Narcotics Unit and Detective Bureau found 52 bags of heroin, crack cocaine and hypodermic needles, among other drug paraphernalia, at the home, police said.
Investigators arrived and found a hypodermic needle on the roof of the car, and Schiller appeared to be overdosing.
A sixth woman, who accompanied the other five, was arrested after police found her with glass drug pipes, hypodermic needles and spoons.
When the mother questioned a funeral home employee about the body's appearance, the worker took out a hypodermic needle and injected a substance, believed to be embalming fluid, into the body's face, the suit alleged.
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Origin and Etymology of hypodermic
First Known Use: 1863See Words from the same year
Examples of hypodermic in a Sentence
he hardly felt it when the nurse stuck the hypodermic in his arm
First Known Use of hypodermic
HYPODERMIC Defined for English Language Learners
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 Definition of hypodermic
hypodermicallyplay \-mi-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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