syrette
noun Etymology: from Syrette, a trademark Date: 1941 a small collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle for injecting a single dose of a medicinal agent (as morphine)

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  • Syrette — ☆ syrette [si ret′ ] n. 〚 SYR(INGE) + ETTE〛 a small, collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle and filled with a single dose of medication * * * Syr·ette (sĭ rĕtʹ) A trademark used for a collapsible tube having an attached hypodermic… …   Universalium

  • syrette — ☆ syrette [si ret′ ] n. [ SYR(INGE) + ETTE] a small, collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle and filled with a single dose of medication …   English World dictionary

  • Syrette — Instructions for using the Syrette from the FM 21 11 Basic Field Manual –First Aid for Soldiers, April 7th 1943 The Syrette is a device for injecting liquid through a needle. It is similar to a syringe except that it has a closed flexible tube… …   Wikipedia

  • Syrette — noun A collapsible tube with a hypodermic needle containing a single dose of a medicine …   Wiktionary

  • Syrette — sy·rette sə ret n, often cap a small collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle for injecting a single dose of a medicinal agent …   Medical dictionary

  • syrette — n. (trademark) a collapsible tube having an attached hypodermic needle containing a single dose of medicine (Medicine) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • syrette — [sɪ rɛt] noun Medicine, trademark a disposable syringe with a single dose of a drug. Origin 1940s: from syringe + ette …   English new terms dictionary

  • Syrette — Syr·ette …   English syllables

  • syrette — /sɪˈrɛt/ (say si ret) noun a collapsible tube with an attached hypodermic needle for the subcutaneous administration of medication. {trademark; syr(inge) + ette} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Syrette — sə̇ˈret trademark used for an injection unit comprising a small collapsible tube fitted with a hypodermic needle and containing a single dose of a medicinal agent …   Useful english dictionary

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