Hypodermic needle
Hypodermic needle Hyp`o*der"mic need"le, n. 1. A small slender hollow metallic tube, sharp-pointed at one end and fitted at the other end with an adapter of larger internal diameter, designed for introduction of liquids directly into the bloodstream or other parts of the body of an animal. [PJC]

2. a {hypodermic needle[1]} together with an attached syringe. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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