What does hypodermic mean?

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ˌhaɪ pəˈdɜr mɪkhy·po·der·mic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hypodermic syringe, hypodermic, hypoadjective

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

  2. hypodermic, subcutaneousadjective

    relating to or located below the epidermis

    "hypodermic needle"; "subcutaneous implant"


  1. hypodermicnoun

    A hypodermic needle.


  1. hypodermicnoun

    A hypodermic syringe, needle or injection

  2. hypodermicadjective

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hypodermicadjective

    of or pertaining to the parts under the skin

    Etymology: [See Hypoderma.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hypodermic

    hī-po-der′mik, adj. relating to the parts under the skin, subcutaneous, esp. of a method of injecting a drug in solution under the skin by means of a fine hollow needle to which a small syringe is attached—also Hypoder′mal.—n. Hypoder′ma, the layer of colourless cells immediately beneath the epidermis of a leaf. [Gr. hypo, under, derma, the skin.]


  1. Hypodermic

    under the skin.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypodermic in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hypodermic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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