hypodermic hypodermic  /ˌhaɪ pə ˈdɜr mɪk/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections
  2. (adj) relating to or located below the epidermis

Usage(s):

  1. Narins wields a slender hypodermic needle filled with a whitish slurry.
  2. Onscreen, John Travolta had just raised an Adrenalin-filled hypodermic needle above the comatose body of Uma Thurman and, with desperate force, plunged it straight into her heart.

News

  1. Man Faces Drug Charges After Friend Found Locked In Starbucks Restroom

    A 21-year-old man was taken to the hospital Monday after he was found locked in the bathroom of a Geneva Starbucks, surrounded by packets of suspected heroin and a hypodermic needle. A friend was later charged after apparently trying to hide the drugs from police.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: CBS Chicago

  2. Police find heroin needle on man cutting grass

    Middletown Division of PoliceJune 9A Middletown man was charged with drug abuse/instruments after police found a hypodermic needle on him while he was mowing grass in the 3000 block of Omaha Street.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Middletown Journal

  3. Drug Bust In LeRoy, Two Arrested

    LeRoy, N.Y. - Authorities say the seized hypodermic instruments, methadone, a small amount of cocaine, and more.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: 13WHAM Rochester

Quotes

  1. Autry said "I still feel that when we took the encampment that we did it was a good thing. When we cleaned out all of the horrible stuff that was there, hypodermic needles, mattresses that had hepatitis all over them, that a good thing was done....
    on Mar 27, 2008 By: Alan Autry Source: Bay Area Indymedia

  2. The son of a minister and grandson of an evangelist, Cooper says America "needs a good hypodermic needle shot of morality."
    on Jul 31, 2006 By: Alice Cooper Source: USA Today

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