Definition of Hypodermic needle

1. Noun. A hollow needle.

Group relationships: Hypo, Hypodermic, Hypodermic Syringe
Generic synonyms: Needle



Definition of Hypodermic needle

1. Noun. A hollow needle with a sharp point intended to puncture the skin to draw a fluid from under the skin or inject a fluid under the skin, used as part of a hypodermic syringe. ¹

2. Noun. A syringe. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hypodermic needle

1. A hollow needle, similar to but smaller than an aspirating needle, attached to a syringe; used primarily for injection. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hypodermic Needle

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hypodermic needle (current term)
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Literary usage of Hypodermic needle

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman (1890)
"the abdominal wall with a long hypodermic needle, he could penetrate deeply int^o the liver and do no particular harm. In fact, he did not believe there was ..."

2. The Practice of Obstetrics: Designed for the Use of Students and by James Clifton Edgar (1916)
"The technique of hypodermoclysis is as follows: The apparatus required is simple, consisting of a fountain syringe and an aspirating or hypodermic needle ..."

3. Supplement ... to the Public Health Reports by United States Public Health Service (1921)
"... dentist, or veterinary surgeon, an instrument commonly known as a hypodermic syringe or an instrument commonly known as a hypodermic needle, ..."

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