hypodermic syringe


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hypodermic syringe

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

[¦hī·pə¦dər·mik sə′rinj]
(medicine)
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