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Hypodermic needle

Descriptions of Hypodermic needle

Hypodermic needle : hollow, sharp-pointed needle used for injection or infusion of fluids.
Source: CRISP

Summary Information: Hypodermic needle

Hypodermic needle: A hypodermic needle is a hollow metal spike designed to administer fluids to or remove fluids from the body below the skin surface or blood vessel. The needle is connected to a syringe or catheter. The needle gauge is inversely proportional to the diameter or width of the needle. For example, a 26G (gauge) needle refers to a 0.45-millimeter diameter, while a 12G needle refers to 2.8-millimeter diameter.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Hypodermic needle

These diseases are related to the medical device Hypodermic needle:

  • Drug delivery
  • Blood collection

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