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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.


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