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Topic: DRUGS, MEDICINES


injection

noun
     
in‧jec‧tion S3
1 [uncountable and countable]MHMD an act of putting a drug into someone's body using a special needle [↪ shot]:
The nurse gave me a tetanus injection.
injection of
an injection of insulin
The children hate having injections.
The only sure treatment is antibiotics, preferably by injection.
2 [countable]BF an addition of money to something in order to improve it
injection of
a massive injection of public funds
Our local football club may fold unless it gets a cash injection.
3 [uncountable and countable] the act of forcing a liquid into something:
a fuel injection system
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