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HYPODERMIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does hypodermic mean? 

HYPODERMIC (noun)
  The noun HYPODERMIC has 1 sense:

1. a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections

  Familiarity information: HYPODERMIC used as a noun is very rare.


HYPODERMIC (adjective)
  The adjective HYPODERMIC has 1 sense:

1. relating to or located below the epidermis

  Familiarity information: HYPODERMIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


HYPODERMIC (noun)


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Meaning:

A piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

hypodermic; hypodermic syringe; hypo

Hypernyms ("hypodermic" is a kind of...):

syringe (a medical instrument used to inject or withdraw fluids)

Meronyms (parts of "hypodermic"):

hypodermic needle (a hollow needle)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "hypodermic"):

autoinjector (a hypodermic syringe to use in injecting yourself with a liquid)


HYPODERMIC (adjective)


Sense 1hypodermic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Relating to or located below the epidermis

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Synonyms:

hypodermic; subcutaneous

Context examples:

hypodermic needle / subcutaneous implant

Pertainym:

skin (a natural protective body covering and site of the sense of touch)


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