Definition of hypospray in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈhīpōˌsprā/


(Chiefly in science fiction) a device used to introduce a drug or other substance into the body through the skin without puncturing it.
Example sentences
  • The invention of real hyposprays, like the kind Dr. McCoy uses, was just the beginning.
  • Finally, he reached into the coat and pulled out a hypospray, a small pistol shaped tool with a rounder barrel and notch at the top for inserting vials.
  • Suddenly I felt a coldness against my neck and the brief pinch that usually meant someone had just punched a hypospray into my bloodstream.

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Syllabification: hy·po·spray

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