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hypodermic

hy·po·der·mic

hypodermic

 
pronunciation:
haI p duhr mihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: characterized by injection or introduction under the skin; subcutaneous.
definition 2: pertaining to the layer of tissue beneath the skin.
 
part of speech: noun
definition 1: any injection, esp. a medical remedy, given under the skin.
definition 2: a hollow-needled syringe.
similar words:
needle
derivation: hypodermically (adv.)
Word Parts
The word hypodermic contains the following parts:
derm, derma, dermat, dermato Greek root that means skin