Definition of Inject

1. Verb. Give an injection to. "Did he inject his foot? "; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"

Exact synonyms: Shoot
Category relationships: Medicine, Practice Of Medicine
Generic synonyms: Administer, Dispense
Specialized synonyms: Infuse, Immunise, Immunize, Inoculate, Vaccinate
Related verbs: Shoot
Derivative terms: Injectable, Injectant, Injection

2. Verb. To introduce (a new aspect or element). "He injected new life into the performance"
Generic synonyms: Add

3. Verb. Force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing. "They inject a chemical into the fruit"; "Inject hydrogen into the balloon"
Exact synonyms: Shoot
Related verbs: Shoot
Generic synonyms: Enclose, Inclose, Insert, Introduce, Put In, Stick In
Derivative terms: Injectable, Injection, Injector

4. Verb. Take by injection. "Inject heroin"
Specialized synonyms: Mainline, Pop
Generic synonyms: Do Drugs, Drug
Derivative terms: Injectant

5. Verb. Feed intravenously.
Generic synonyms: Feed, Give

6. Verb. To insert between other elements. "She interjected clever remarks"

Definition of Inject

1. v. t. To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe.

Definition of Inject

1. Verb. (transitive) To push or pump (something, especially fluids) into a cavity or passage. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To introduce (something) suddenly or violently. ¹

3. Verb. (transitive) To administer an injection to (someone), especially of medicine or drugs. ¹

4. Verb. (intransitive) To take or be administered something by means of injection, especially medicine or drugs. ¹

5. Verb. (transitive computing) To introduce (code) into an existing program or its memory space, often without tight integration and sometimes through a security vulnerability. ¹

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Definition of Inject

1. to force a fluid into [v -ED, -ING, -S]

Medical Definition of Inject

1. 1. To throw in; to dart in; to force in; as, to inject cold water into a condenser; to inject a medicinal liquid into a cavity of the body; to inject morphine with a hypodermic syringe. 2. To throw; to offer; to propose; to instill. "Caesar also, then hatching tyranny, injected the same scrupulous demurs." (Milton) 3. To cast or throw; with on. "And mound inject on mound." (Pope) 4. To fill (a vessel, cavity, or tissue) with a fluid or other substance; as, to inject the blood vessels. Origin: L. Injectus, p. P. Of inicere, injicere, to throw in; pref. In- in + jacere to throw: cf. F. Injecter. See Jet a shooting forth. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Inject

initiation complex
initiation factor
initiation factors
initiation tRNA
inject (current term)

Literary usage of Inject

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

1. The Journal of Physiology by Physiological Society (Great Britain). (1879)
"8.18. Sympathetic gives slight secretion. 8.20. inject 1 cc. ... Chorda produces uo secretion ; sympathetic the merest trace. inject 1 ..."

2. How to Work with the Microscope by Lionel Smith Beale (1880)
"If we attempt to inject from the heart, the injection passes to the gills, but it is seldom that it runs through these and penetrates the systemic vessels. ..."

3. Anatomical Technology as Applied to the Domestic Cat: An Introduction to by Burt Green Wilder, Simon Henry Gage (1882)
"Arteries to inject for a Complete injection of the Animal, named in order of Desirability : A. femoralis, A. carotidea Aorta (Fig. 39, 101). FIG. 39. ..."

4. Annual of the Universal Medical Sciencesedited by [Anonymus AC02809657] edited by [Anonymus AC02809657] (1892)
"Methyl-violet., inject, sol. (I (o 150) 10 to 15 times H day, v. A-14. 16. ... in 4000 to 1 in 2000) 4 toO times daily; during con- vales., 1 inject, ..."

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