Syringe

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A syringe is a simple reciprocating pump consisting of a plunger (though in modern syringes, it is actually a piston) that fits tightly within a cylindrical tube called a barrel.wikipedia
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Hypodermic needle

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The open end of the syringe may be fitted with a hypodermic needle, a nozzle or tubing to direct the flow into and out of the barrel.
It is commonly used with a syringe, a hand-operated device with a plunger, to inject substances into the body (e.g., saline solution, solutions containing various drugs or liquid medicines) or extract fluids from the body (e.g., blood).

Intravenous therapy

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Syringes are frequently used in clinical medicine to administer injections, infuse intravenous therapy into the bloodstream, apply compounds such as glue or lubricant, and draw/measure liquids.
The intravenous route of administration can be used both for injections, using a syringe at higher pressures; as well as for infusions, typically using only the pressure supplied by gravity.

Injection (medicine)

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Syringes are frequently used in clinical medicine to administer injections, infuse intravenous therapy into the bloodstream, apply compounds such as glue or lubricant, and draw/measure liquids.
Injection (often referred to as a "shot" in US English, or a "jab" in UK English) is the act of putting a liquid, especially a drug, into a person's body using a needle (usually a hypodermic needle) and a syringe.

Safety syringe

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Sectors in the syringe and needle market include disposable and safety syringes, injection pens, needleless injectors, insulin pumps, and specialty needles.
A safety syringe has a safety mechanism built into the syringe.

Syrinx

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The word "syringe" is derived from the Greek σύριγξ (syrinx, meaning "Pan flute", "tube").
The word syringe was derived from this word.

Autoinjector

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An exception is the personal insulin autoinjector used by diabetic patients.
Most autoinjectors are spring-loaded syringes.

Drug injection

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In some jurisdictions, the sale or possession of hypodermic syringes may be controlled or prohibited without a prescription, due to its potential use with illegal intravenous drugs.
Drug injection is a method of introducing a drug into the bloodstream via a hollow hypodermic needle and a syringe, which is pierced through the skin into the body (usually intravenously, but also at an intramuscular or subcutaneous location).

Air embolism

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Injecting of air into a blood vessel is hazardous, as it may cause an air embolism; preventing embolisms by removing air from the syringe is one of the reasons for the familiar image of holding a hypodermic syringe pointing upward, tapping it, and expelling a small amount of liquid before an injection into the bloodstream.
Misuse of a syringe to meticulously remove air from the vascular tubing of a hemodialysis circuit can allow air into the vascular system.

Reciprocating pump

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A syringe is a simple reciprocating pump consisting of a plunger (though in modern syringes, it is actually a piston) that fits tightly within a cylindrical tube called a barrel.

Piston

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A syringe is a simple reciprocating pump consisting of a plunger (though in modern syringes, it is actually a piston) that fits tightly within a cylindrical tube called a barrel.

Fountain pen

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Syringes are used to refill ink cartridges with ink in fountain pens.
Filling the reservoir with ink may be achieved manually, via the use of a eyedropper or syringe, or via an internal filling mechanism which creates suction (for example, through a piston mechanism) or a vacuum to transfer ink directly through the nib into the reservoir.

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Syringes of this type are sometimes used for extracting human botfly larvae from the skin.
Venom extractor syringes can remove larvae with ease at any stage of growth.

Firefighting

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Pumps of this type were used as early firefighting equipment.
In the 16th century, syringes were also used as firefighting tools, the larger ones being mounted on wheels.

Dental anesthesia

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A dental syringe is a used by dentists for the injection of an anesthetic.
A dental syringe is a syringe for the injection of a local anesthetic.

Gas chromatography

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Glass syringes are also used to inject small samples for gas chromatography (1 μl) and mass spectrometry (10 μl).
Other parameters that can be used to alter the order or time of retention are the carrier gas flow rate, column length and the temperature.In a GC analysis, a known volume of gaseous or liquid analyte is injected into the "entrance" (head) of the column, usually using a microsyringe (or, solid phase microextraction fibers, or a gas source switching system).

Insulin

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An exception is the personal insulin autoinjector used by diabetic patients. Syringes for insulin users are designed for standard U-100 insulin.
Insulin is usually taken as subcutaneous injections by single-use syringes with needles, via an insulin pump, or by repeated-use insulin pens with disposable needles.

Ophthalmology in medieval Islam

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Innovations such as the “injection syringe”, a hollow needle, invented by Ammar ibn Ali of Mosul, which was used for the extraction by suction of soft cataracts, were quite common.

Alexander Wood (physician)

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He invented the first true hypodermic syringe.

Jet injector

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A jet injector is a type of medical injecting syringe device used for a method of drug delivery known as jet injection, in which a narrow, high-pressure stream of liquid penetrates without needle the outermost layer of the skin (stratum corneum) to deliver medication to targeted underlying tissues of the epidermis or dermis ("cutaneous" injection, also known as classical "intradermal" injection), fat ("subcutaneous" injection), or muscle ("intramuscular" injection).

Enema

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In earlier times, clyster syringes were used for that purpose.
Also spelled glister in the 17th century, rarely cloiste" or clister, it is an archaic word for enema, more particularly for enemas administered using a clyster syringe – that is, a syringe with a rectal nozzle and a plunger rather than a bulb. Clyster syringes were used from the 17th century (or before) to the 19th century, when they were largely replaced by enema bulb syringes, bocks, and bags.

Charles Pravaz

Charles Gabriel Pravaz (24 March 1791 – 24 June 1853) was a French orthopedic surgeon and inventor of the hypodermic syringe.

Dental engine

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The ancillary tool (generally part of a dental engine) used to supply water, compressed air or mist (formed by combination of water and compressed air) to the oral cavity for the purpose of irrigation (cleaning debris away from the area the dentist is working on), is also referred to as a dental syringe or a dental irrigation nozzle.
Typically, it will also include a small faucet and a spit-sink, which the patient can use for rinsing, as well as one or more suction hoses, and a compressed air/irrigation water nozzle for blowing or washing debris clear of the work area in the patient's mouth.

Colin Murdoch

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Colin Albert Murdoch (6 February 1929 – 4 May 2008) was a New Zealand pharmacist and veterinarian who made a number of significant inventions, in particular the tranquilliser gun, the disposable hypodermic syringe and the child-proof medicine container.

Syrette

It is similar to a syringe except that it has a closed flexible tube (like that typically used for toothpaste) instead of a rigid tube and piston.

Blaise Pascal

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His inventions include the hydraulic press (using hydraulic pressure to multiply force) and the syringe.