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Meaning of HYPODERMIC

Pronunciation:  `hIpu'durmik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections
  2. [adj]  relating to or located below the epidermis; "hypodermic needle"; "subcutaneous implant"
 

HYPODERMIC is a 10 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: hypo, hypodermic syringe, subcutaneous
 
 See Also: hypodermic needle, syringe

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Hyp`o*der"mic\, a. [See {Hypoderma}.]
Of or pertaining to the parts under the skin.

{Hypodermic medication}, the application of remedies under
   the epidermis, usually by means of a small syringe, called
   the hypodermic syringe. -- {Hyp`o*der"mic*al*ly}, adv.

 
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