hypodermic definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding the layer underneath the skin.
    • concerning the hypodermis.
    • Injected under the epidermis.
    • Of, or concerning the hypodermis, the layer underneath the dermis
    • Of or regarding the parts in epidermis.
    • concerning or found underneath the skin
  • noun:
    • A hypodermic injection.
    • A hypodermic needle.
    • A hypodermic syringe.
    • A hypodermic syringe, needle or shot
    • A hypodermic needle{2}.
    • In medication, a remedy introduced underneath the skin, as morphia or other narcotic agent.
    • A hypodermic injection or syringe.
    • a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving shots
  • others:
    • Pertaining or concerning components underneath the epidermis; subcutaneous; utilized in presenting international substances beneath the skin: particularly put on a mode of administering medications by introducing them beneath the skin: as, a hypodermic syringe.
    • Burrowing in or beneath the epidermis; infesting the integuments: since, a hypodermic pest.
    • Of or regarding the hypoderm in arthropods: because, a hypodermic layer; hypodermic cells.

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