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hypodermic

 [hi″po-der´mik]
1. beneath the skin; injected into subcutaneous tissues.
2. a subcutaneous, injection; a syringe for making such an injection.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous (s.c., SQ),

(sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs),
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (1)
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

hypodermic

/hy·po·der·mic/ (-der´mik) applied or administered beneath the skin.

hypodermic

(hī′pə-dûr′mĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the layer just beneath the epidermis.
2. Relating to the hypodermis.
3. Injected beneath the skin.
n.
1. A hypodermic injection.
2. A hypodermic needle.
3. A hypodermic syringe.

hy′po·der′mi·cal·ly adv.

hypodermic

[-durmik]
Etymology: Gk, hypo + derma, skin
pertaining to the area below the skin, such as in a hypodermic injection.

hypodermic

adjective Subcutaneous noun Short for
1. Hypodermic injection.
2. Hypodermic needle.

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

(SQ, SC) (sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic.
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

hypodermic

Under the skin, as in a hypodermic injection or injection needle.

hy·po·der·mic sy·ringe

(hī'pō-dĕr'mik sir-inj')
Small syringe with a barrel (which may be calibrated), perfectly matched plunger, and tip; used with a hollow needle for subcutaneous injections and for aspiration.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (3) .

sub·cu·ta·ne·ous

(SC, SQ) (sŭb'kyū-tā'nē-ŭs)
Beneath the skin.
Synonym(s): hypodermic (1) .
[sub- + L. cutis, skin]

hypodermic

1. beneath the skin; injected into subcutaneous tissues.
2. a hypodermic, or subcutaneous, injection; a hypodermic syringe.