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  • noun Plural form of hypodermic.

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Examples

  • California researchers say they have developed molecule-sized "hypodermics" called nanoparticles that deliver drug agents to stop pancreatic and kidney cancer from spreading in mice b ...

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  • Young Dick learned death — ­not the ordered, decent death of civilization, wherein doctors and nurses and hypodermics ease the stricken one into the darkness, and ceremony and function and flowers and undertaking institutions conspire to give a happy leave-taking and send-off to the departing shade, but sudden death, primitive death, ugly and ungarnished, like the death of a steer in the shambles or a fat swine stuck in the jugular.

    CHAPTER V

  • Trojan adventures in sieges of statistics, and, armed with test tubes and hypodermics, engages in gladiatorial contests with weird microorganisms.

    CHAPTER VII

  • The human body is the information source on 24: a dying person with undischarged intel must be revived with hypodermics or buzzing paddles.

    The Clock is Ticking for Jack Bauer

  • The human body is the information source on 24: a dying person with undischarged intel must be revived with hypodermics or buzzing paddles.

    The Clock is Ticking for Jack Bauer

  • After the eigth or ninth beer I really had to piss, but Lance was busy dumping our soigneur's supply of crystal meth down the toilet and threatening to end his career, something about a book or a lawsuit or Clemonses hypodermics or something, so I couldn't get into the bathroom, nor could I leave the podium girls sitting there alone with Rubeira - that dude is such a cockblocker.

    Illusions: Fake Twitters and Strange Looks

  • Last I checked no one was taking food stamps for hypodermics or free-basing spoons either (and these guys generally tend not to be big eaters -- although they are likely to have an excellent aptitude for speed talking or lethargically swaying in place without tipping over).

    Warren Holstein: Operation Buzzkill: Random Drug Testing for the Unemployed

  • The more hypodermics we fill with subversion, the more people will realize they've been shooting soma.

    The Aesthetics of Fat

  • Orthopedic surgeon has wielded hypodermics, saw, hammer, and screwdriver with panache, but has no idea what we're looking at other than it's not RA or lupus, it's fast-moving, and it's Not a Good Thing.

    Anything Else?

  • Many of the inmates here had made their own points—homemade hypodermics that could be sharpened every few uses by scraping them against a matchbook.

    Change of Heart

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