Pronunciation: (hī"pu-dûr'mik), [key]
1. characterized by the introduction of medicine or drugs under the skin: hypodermic injection.
2. introduced under the skin: a hypodermic medication.
3. pertaining to parts under the skin.
4. stimulating; energizing.
1. a hypodermic remedy.
2. a hypodermic injection.
3. See hypodermic syringe.
4. the administration of drugs into subcutaneous body tissues.
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