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hypodermoclysis

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  • n. Infusion of fluid into the subcutaneous space.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The injection of large quantities of a liquid, as water, under the skin, with a view to replenishing the blood.
  • n. Subcutaneous injection of large quantities of a physiological salt solution in the treatment of shock and of certain acute affections.

Etymologies

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From Greek υπω- (hypo, "below, beneath") + δερμα (derma, "skin") + κλυσις (klysis, "a washing out")

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