hypodermic needle

noun

Definition of hypodermic needle

1 : needle 1c(1)
2 : a hypodermic syringe complete with needle

Examples of hypodermic needle in a Sentence

  1. doesn't mind getting shots as long as he doesn't catch sight of the hypodermic needle

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First Known Use of hypodermic needle

circa 1909

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HYPODERMIC NEEDLE Defined for Kids

hypodermic needle

noun hy·po·der·mic needle \ ˌhī-pə-ˈdər-mik- \

Definition of hypodermic needle for Students

1 : 1needle 5
2 : a small syringe used with a hollow needle to inject material (as a vaccine) into or beneath the skin

Medical Dictionary

hypodermic needle

noun

medical Definition of hypodermic needle

1 : needle 2
2 : a hypodermic syringe complete with needle

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