hypodermic needle


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hypodermic needle

[¦hī·pə¦dər·mik ′nēd·əl]
(medicine)
A hollow needle, with a slanted open point, used for subcutaneous and intramuscular injections of fluid.
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Police found several hypodermic needles on the ground where the men were fighting.
The feedback on the updated Magellan Safety Hypodermic Needle has been extremely positive.
All sharps, including but not limited to used hypodermic needles and lancers, must be enclosed in puncture-proof containers before dropping them into the kiosk container.
In the study, one group of mice received the influenza vaccine using traditional hypodermic needles injecting into muscle; another group received the vaccine through dissolving microneedles applied to the skin, while a control group had microneedle patches containing no vaccine applied to their skin.
The maximum penalty for assault and battery with a hypodermic needle or syringe or any instrument adapted for the administering of controlled or other substances by injection is 15 years in state prison and a $5,000 fine.
Two members of staff were threatened with a hypodermic needle as the pair demanded cash.
WORCESTER - A man armed with a hypodermic needle robbed a Park Avenue bank Monday morning.
CANYON COUNTRY - A school boy playing on a Canyon Country playground was injured by a hypodermic needle he found in a grassy area, sheriff's officials said.
They pierce the skin with their elongated beak -like a hypodermic needle.
At another Lake Los Angeles house, though, they found methamphetamine, a hypodermic needle and a spoon for cooking the drug.
When a used hypodermic needle is inserted into the unit, the patented electrode system completely disintegrates the needle in approximately two seconds at 2200 degrees Fahrenheit.
Gume Montano, 47, was charged with one count each of attempting to deal in dangerous prescription drugs, offering for sale an improperly packaged and labeled drug and unlawfully possessing a hypodermic needle.