a small glass piston or barrel syringe having a detachable, hollow needle for use in injecting solutions subcutaneously.
(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
hypodermic syringe n.
A syringe with a calibrated barrel, plunger, and tip, used with a hypodermic needle for hypodermic injections and for aspiration.
- Hypodermic tablet
hypodermic tablet n. A tablet that dissolves completely in water to form an injectable solution.
[hahy-puh-dur-mis] /ˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mɪs/ noun 1. Zoology. an underlayer of epithelial cells in arthropods and certain other invertebrates that secretes substances for the overlying cuticle or exoskeleton. 2. Botany. a tissue or layer of cells beneath the epidermis. /ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪs/ noun 1. (botany) a layer of thick-walled supportive or water-storing cells beneath the epidermis in some […]
hypodermoclysis hy·po·der·moc·ly·sis (hī’pə-dûr-mŏk’lĭ-sĭs) n. Subcutaneous injection of a saline or other solution.
hypodontia hy·po·don·ti·a (hī’pō-dŏn’shē-ə, -shə) n. A usually congenital condition of having fewer than the normal number of teeth. Also called oligodontia.