hypodermic needle

noun

Definition of hypodermic needle

2 : a hypodermic syringe complete with needle

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Examples of hypodermic needle in a Sentence

doesn't mind getting shots as long as he doesn't catch sight of the hypodermic needle
Recent Examples on the Web The hypodermic needle was recovered and disposed of at the fire station. cleveland, 25 Sep. 2021 When the older man stepped out of the vehicle’s passenger seat, a used hypodermic needle fell to the ground. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 6 Jan. 2022 In a lunchbox on the kitchen stove, police found a spoon and hypodermic needle plunger. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 22 Apr. 2021 So, a technician uses a hypodermic needle to inject a few small microchips into your body. Courtney Linder, Popular Mechanics, 11 June 2021 Aside from the occasional nasal spray for flu or sugar lump for polio, the hypodermic needle has been the mainstay of protecting against infectious disease since it was pioneered by a Dublin physician in 1844. Ed Silverman, STAT, 5 Mar. 2021 Aside from the occasional nasal spray for flu or sugar lump for polio, the hypodermic needle has been the mainstay of protecting against infectious disease since it was pioneered by a Dublin physician in 1844. Ed Silverman, STAT, 5 Mar. 2021 Then police noticed the man had been holding a hypodermic needle in his hand. Bob Sandrick, cleveland, 22 Apr. 2021 Aside from the occasional nasal spray for flu or sugar lump for polio, the hypodermic needle has been the mainstay of protecting against infectious disease since it was pioneered by a Dublin physician in 1844. Ed Silverman, STAT, 5 Mar. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of hypodermic needle

circa 1909, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of hypodermic needle was circa 1909

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10 May 2022

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“Hypodermic needle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hypodermic%20needle. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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More Definitions for hypodermic needle

hypodermic needle

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

Kids Definition of hypodermic needle

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

hypodermic needle

noun

Medical Definition of hypodermic needle

2 : a hypodermic syringe complete with needle

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