Definitions for: Hypodermic


[n] a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections
[adj] relating to or located below the epidermis; "hypodermic needle"; "subcutaneous implant"



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.

Synonyms: hypo, hypodermic syringe, subcutaneous

See Also: hypodermic needle, syringe

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