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hypodermic in Hospital topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhypodermichy‧po‧der‧mic1 /ˌhaɪpəˈdɜːmɪk◂ $ -ɜːr-/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 MHan instrument with a very thin hollow needle used for putting drugs directly into the body through the skin syn syringe
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hypodermicMuch of it looks engagingly olde-worlde: cameras disguised as tree branches and hypodermics fitted inside fountain pens.A few days later I found some use-them-once plastic hypodermics in the medicine cabinet.