injection injection  /ɪn ˈdʒɛk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the forceful insertion of a substance under pressure
  2. (n) any solution that is injected (as into the skin)
  3. (n) the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Virginia is set to carry out its 100th execution, the country's eighth by lethal injection since the Supreme Court upheld the procedure.
  2. Virginia is set to carry out its 100th execution, the country's eighth by lethal injection since the Supreme Court upheld the procedure.
  3. The doctor or nurse who tries to spare a patient pain by giving an intramuscular injection as fast as possible is making a mistake.

News

  1. Bryce Harper injury: Harper receives injection in left knee

    Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper received both a cortisone injection and a PRP shot in his left knee Tuesday after visiting Dr. James Andrews, according to multiple Nationals beat writers. There was no structural damage found, and Andrews agreed with the initial diagnosis of patellar bursitis, the Washington Times' Amanda Comak reports . Harper will have to be in a brace for about a week to ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: SB Nation

  2. Nats' Harper gets injection to treat injured knee

    DENVER (AP) -- Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was given a cortisone injection in his swollen left knee, and he will wear a brace to ensure he rests the joint.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Associated Press via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Harper gets injection to treat injured knee

    Washington Nationals outfielder Bryce Harper was given a cortisone injection in his swollen left knee, and he will wear a brace to ensure he rests the joint.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN

Quotes

  1. In a case from Kentucky, Chief Justice John Roberts wrote that the inmates "have not carried their burden of showing that the risk of pain from maladministration of a concededly humane lethal injection protocol, and the failure to adopt untried and...
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: John Roberts Source: NewsOK.com (registration)

  2. Fabregas told the Spanish sports daily Sport that the sore shoulder was "painful," but he is "ready to get an injection in order to play."
    on Jul 5, 2010 By: Cesc Fabregas Source: Joliet Herald News

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