Hypodermic



[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 body tissues.
/ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to the region of the skin beneath the epidermis
2.
injected beneath the skin
noun
3.
a hypodermic syringe or needle
4.
a hypodermic injection
adj.

1830, from hypo- “under” + derma “skin” + -ic.

hypodermic hy·po·der·mic (hī’pə-dûr’mĭk)
adj.

n.

hy’po·der’mi·cal·ly adv.

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