A syringe is used, usually by a doctor or nurse, to inject or withdraw a fluid from your body.

A syringe is a medical tool used for several purposes, but they all involve liquids going in or out of your body. A flu shot is given with a syringe: that's a liquid going in. A blood sample is taken with a syringe: that's liquid coming out. Part of a syringe is a needle, so patients usually don't like them. Syringes should only be used by medical professionals.

Definitions of syringe

n a medical instrument used to inject or withdraw fluids

douche, douche bag
a small syringe with detachable nozzles; used for vaginal lavage and enemas
hypo, hypodermic, hypodermic syringe
a piston syringe that is fitted with a hypodermic needle for giving injections
a hypodermic syringe to use in injecting yourself with a liquid
Type of:
medical instrument
instrument used in the practice of medicine

v spray or irrigate (a body part) with a syringe

Type of:
scatter in a mass or jet of droplets

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