Do you get a little hyper when you have to go to the doctor for a shot? The injection is made with a hypodermic needle. The prefix hypo- means “under,” and the needle slides under your skin (your epidermis).
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.
June 13, 2013 - Middletown Journal
Drug Bust In LeRoy, Two Arrested LeRoy, N.Y. - Authorities say the seized hypodermic instruments, methadone, a small amount of cocaine, and more.
June 13, 2013 - 13WHAM Rochester
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.
June 13, 2013 - CBS Chicago