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syrette Syllabification: syr·ette
Pronunciation: /siˈret/

Definition of syrette in English:


A disposable injection unit comprising a collapsible tube with an attached hypodermic needle and a single dose of a drug, commonly morphine.
Example sentences
  • The medic slammed a syrette of morphine into Loren's thigh, making Ava cry out.
  • He also instructed me not to let a medic waste bandages or syrettes on him either.
  • That is what David told me today as I tried to make a guy give me a couple of syrettes out of his emergency kit to the medics.


1940s: from syringe + -ette.

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