hypodermatosis hy·po·der·ma·to·sis (hī’pə-dûr’mə-tō’sĭs)
Infection of cattle, sheep, and humans with larvae of flies of the genus Hypoderma.
- Hypodermic injection
hypodermic injection n. A subcutaneous, intracutaneous, intramuscular, or intravenous injection by means of a hypodermic syringe and needle.
[hahy-puh-dur-mik] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mɪk/ adjective 1. characterized by the introduction of medicine or drugs under the skin: hypodermic injection. 2. introduced under the skin: a hypodermic medication. 3. pertaining to parts under the skin. 4. stimulating; energizing. noun 5. a hypodermic remedy. 6. a hypodermic injection. 7. . 8. the administration of drugs into subcutaneous […]
noun 1. a hollow needle used to inject solutions subcutaneously. hypodermic needle n. hypodermic needle (hī’pə-dûr’mĭk) A hollow needle used in medical syringes to inject fluids into the body or draw fluids from it.
noun 1. a small glass piston or barrel syringe having a detachable, hollow needle for use in injecting solutions subcutaneously. noun 1. (med) a type of syringe consisting of a hollow cylinder, usually of glass or plastic, a tightly fitting piston, and a hollow needle (hypodermic needle), used for withdrawing blood samples, injecting medicine, etc […]