injectable
injectable injectable adj. 1. capable of being conveniently injected; -- used of drug preparations, such as sterile lyophilize medicine in a serum-capped vial. Opposite of {uninjectable}. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

2. Requiring injection for administration; -- of drugs, especially those not active by oral administration. Opposite of {orally active}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • injectable — [ ɛ̃ʒɛktabl ] adj. • 1925; de injecter ♦ Qui doit être injecté, administré par injection. Produit, solution injectable. Ampoule injectable, dont le contenu doit être injecté dans le sang avec une seringue (opposé à buvable). ● injectable adjectif …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • injectable — 1. Capable of being injected into anything. 2. Capable of receiving an injection. * * * in·ject·able jek tə bəl adj capable of being injected <injectable medications> injectable n an injectable substance (as a drug) * * * in·ject·a·ble (in… …   Medical dictionary

  • injectable — inject ► VERB 1) introduce into the body with a syringe. 2) administer a drug or medicine to (a person or animal) with a syringe. 3) introduce or feed under pressure into another substance. 4) introduce (a new or different element). DERIVATIVES… …   English terms dictionary

  • injectable — adjective or noun see inject …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • injectable — /in jek teuh beuhl/, adj. 1. capable of being injected. n. 2. a pharmaceutical preparation that can be injected. [1965 70; INJECT + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • injectable — 1. adjective Capable of being (or designed to be) injected 2. noun A drug which is designed to be injected …   Wiktionary

  • injectable — in|jec|ta|ble Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • injectable — adj. may be injected …   English contemporary dictionary

  • injectable — in·ject·able …   English syllables

  • injectable — /ɪnˈdʒɛktəbəl/ (say in j8ktuhbuhl) adjective (of a drug) able to be administered by injection. Compare smokable …   Australian English dictionary

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