syrette

noun

sy·​rette sə-ˈret How to pronounce syrette (audio)
: a small collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle for injecting a single dose of a medicinal agent (such as morphine)

Word History

Etymology

from Syrette, a trademark

First Known Use

1941, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of syrette was in 1941

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Cite this Entry

“Syrette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/syrette. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

syrette

noun
sy·​rette
sə-ˈret
often capitalized
: a small collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle for injecting a single dose of a medicinal agent
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