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ampoule a small, sealable glass or plastic bulb used for sterile storage of material, esp. for subsequent analysis or hypodermic injection.
arteriography examination of the arteries by x-ray after injection with a radiopaque dye.
booster shot an injection of an immunizing agent, given at some time after an original series of such injections, to maintain immunity.
enema the injection of a liquid into the rectum through the anus, usu. for medical purposes. [1/2 definitions]
fix (slang) an injection of a narcotic by an addict. [1/13 definitions]
heroin an illegal addictive narcotic made from morphine that is usu. mixed with water and taken by injection.
hypo2 (informal) a hypodermic needle or injection. [2/3 definitions]
hypodermic characterized by injection or introduction under the skin; subcutaneous. [2/4 definitions]
hypodermic injection the injection of a substance, usu. a medicine or drug, into a vein, muscle, or tissue beneath the skin.
nerve block a local anesthetic that works by temporarily deadening a particular nerve, usu. administered by injection into or next to the nerve.
passive immunity immunity to a disease acquired by injection of antibodies, transfer of antibodies from a mother to a fetus, or other transferences.
postinjection combined form of injection.
reinjection combined form of injection.
shot1 an injection with a hypodermic needle. [1/10 definitions]
speedball to take a speedball, usu. by injection. [1/2 definitions]
superovulation the release of a larger number of eggs than normal, esp. when artificially induced by hormone injection.
transfusion the direct injection of blood or plasma into the bloodstream of a person or animal, from a container or from the bloodstream of a donor. [1/2 definitions]