syrette

play
noun sy·rette \sə-ˈret\

Definition of syrette

  1. :  a small collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle for injecting a single dose of a medicinal agent (such as morphine)

Origin and Etymology of syrette

from Syrette, a trademark


First Known Use: 1941


Medical Dictionary

syrette

noun , often capitalized sy·rette \sə-ˈret\

Medical Definition of syrette

  1. :  a small collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle for injecting a single dose of a medicinal agent

Learn More about syrette


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up syrette? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to give up a position of power

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

  • winning-words-from-the-national-spelling-bee-logo
  • Which is the correct spelling of the winning word from 1988?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!