Meaning of hypodermic

hy•po•der•mic

Pronunciation: (hī"pu-dûr'mik), [key]
— adj.
  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.
—n.
  1. a hypodermic remedy.
  2. a hypodermic injection.
  3. See
  4. the administration of drugs into subcutaneous body tissues.
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