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hypodermic


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hypodermic  \Hyp`o*der"mic\,  a.  [See  {Hypoderma}.] 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  parts  under  the  skin. 
 
  {Hypodermic  medication},  the  application  of  remedies  under 
  the  epidermis,  usually  by  means  of  a  small  syringe,  called 
  the  hypodermic  syringe.  --  {Hyp`o*der"mic*al*ly},  adv 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hypodermic 
  adj  :  relating  to  or  located  below  the  epidermis;  "hypodermic 
  needle";  "subcutaneous  implant"  [syn:  {subcutaneous}] 
  n  :  a  piston  syringe  that  is  fitted  with  a  hypodermic  needle  for 
  giving  injections  [syn:  {hypodermic  syringe},  {hypo}] 




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