Translation of injection in Spanish:

injection

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈdʒekʃən/

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 c and u [Medicine/Medicina] inyección (feminine) to give sb an injection ponerle* or darle* una inyección a algn she had an injection of insulin le pusieron or le dieron una inyección de insulina
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    • There is no proven benefit to topical ointments, suppositories, or injections of local anesthetic.
    • The area is numbed with an injection of local anesthetic.
    • It also highlighted excessive use of injections and blood transfusions without proper sterilisation.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable
    (fuel injection)
    inyección (feminine) de combustible
    1.3 countable/numerable (of capital, energy) inyección (feminine)
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    • Usually they are given by intravenous injection, by infusion pump into a vein or orally.
    • EDITOR We have three comments about Pickup et al's meta-analysis comparing insulin infusion with injection, which may cast a different light on their main conclusion.
    • Samples were introduced by gravity injection from 20 cm height for 20 s.

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