Definitions for Hypodermicˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hy•po•der•micˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mɪk(adj.)

  1. of or characterized by the introduction of medicine or drugs under the skin.

    Category: Pharmacology

  2. injected under the skin:

    a hypodermic medication.

    Category: Pharmacology

  3. pertaining to parts under the skin.

    Category: Anatomy

  4. stimulating; energizing.

  5. (n.)a hypodermic injection.

    Category: Pharmacology

  6. a hypodermic syringe or needle.

    Category: Pharmacology

Origin of hypodermic:

1860–65; hypo-+ Gk dérm(a) skin (see derma1) +-ic


Princeton's WordNet

  1. hypodermic syringe, hypodermic, hypo(adj)

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

  2. hypodermic, subcutaneous(adj)

    relating to or located below the epidermis

    "hypodermic needle"; "subcutaneous implant"


  1. hypodermic(Noun)

    A hypodermic syringe, needle or injection

  2. hypodermic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to the hypodermis, the layer beneath the dermis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hypodermic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the parts under the skin

Translations for Hypodermic

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(an instrument) used for injecting a drug under the skin

a hypodermic needle.

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