Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. That can be injected. Used of a drug.
  • n. A drug or medicine that can be injected.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Capable of being (or designed to be) injected
  • n. A drug which is designed to be injected

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. capable of being conveniently injected; -- used of drug preparations, such as sterile lyophilize medicine in a serum-capped vial. Opposite of uninjectable.
  • adj. Requiring injection for administration; -- of drugs, especially those not active by oral administration. Opposite of orally active.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Capable of receiving an injection.
  • Capable of being injected.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. (used of drugs) capable of being injected

Etymologies

inject +‎ -able (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • I know this is a little late posting on yesterdays thread, but on the issue of vaccines: they do still use either separately or both mercury compounds or formaldehyde as bacteriacides in injectable vaccines.

    Think Progress » Frist Infects Defense Bill

  • Currently, Allergan and Medicis compete in the arena for so-called injectable dermal fillers that treat wrinkles using a different mechanism than drugs.

    Botox Faces Worry Lines

  • Alcon are the only two U.S. providers of the class of drugs known as injectable miotics, and the FTC alleges that the acquisition would have created a monopoly in injectable miotics.

    Media Newswire

  • What do we know about what appear to be some kind of injectable medicines?

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2007

  • TMZ. com obtained photos of the refrigerator in Anna Nicole ` s home in the Bahamas after she died. the contents include Methadone, vials of what appear to be some kind of injectable medicines, cans of Slim-Fast, as well as a nutritional supplement.

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2007

  • Specialty drugs -- such as injectable, biotech medications to treat severe, chronic health issues such as cancer and psoriasis -- accounted for 21% of the market last year, compared with 7. 5% in 2008.

    Medlogs - Recent stories

  • Other contraceptives such as injectable or implantable hormones might "be unaffected by body mass," Live Science quoted study author Laureen Lopez, of FHI, a global health and development organization, as saying.

    Gaea Times (by Simple Thoughts) Breaking News and incisive views 24/7

  • Now the "injectable" action can receive a List of Note objects and can do with them what they want.

    Sun Bloggers

  • Liz Dale concluded: "Before booking in an appointment for any kind of injectable or laser procedure patients should always check with their practitioner that they are a registered healthcare professional"

    WebWire | Recent Headlines

  • Liz Dale concluded: "Before booking in an appointment for any kind of injectable or laser procedure patients should always check with their practitioner that they are a registered healthcare professional."

    PRWeb - Daily News Feed

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