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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Prausnitz explains that microneedles are anticipated to be less painful than traditional hypodermic needles since "they are too small to significantly stimulate nerve endings." While only small-scale studies have been performed their results support this expectation, and additional studies specifically regarding pain have been planned.
hypodermic needle than administer a vaccine deep into the muscle of a horse.
"During this time he was holding a hypodermic needle in his hand.
He said: "Treating a hypodermic needle as a joke item when drug addiction causes so much misery in Scotland is deplorable.
* Case #5: An intravenous drug user stuck a deputy sheriff with a hypodermic needle. The deputy developed hepatitis B, and later, AIDS.
He is accused of assaulting the manager and threatening to stab the manager and another employee with a hypodermic needle while they were trying to restrain him.
A MAN armed with a dirty hypodermic needle threatened to jump 35ft from the roof of a building in Bootle.
Judge Mary Irvine heard doctors feared Mr Hogan may have suffered a hypodermic needle stab between two of his fingers and was shunned socially.
MEDICAL tests are being carried out on an angler who was assaulted with a hypodermic needle and syringe near to a canal in Walsall.
HE sight of a hypodermic needle, as Sgt Jones in Dad's Army graphically used to remind us, could make strong fighting men faint.
There is also a half-inch hypodermic needle attached.
A South Wales Police spokeswoman confirmed that a hypodermic needle had been found by the boys.