Syringe vs Syringelike - What's the difference?
As a noun syringe
is a device used for injecting or drawing fluids through a membrane.
As a verb syringe
is to clean or inject fluid by means of a syringe.
As an adjective syringelike is
resembling or characteristic of a syringe.
A device used for injecting or drawing fluids through a membrane.
A device consisting of a hypodermic needle, a chamber for containing liquids, and a piston for applying pressure (to inject) or reducing pressure (to draw); a hypodermic syringe.
* Syringe mostly refers specifically to medical devices for injecting drugs into a human body or drawing blood from one (or other human fluids), but the broader definition sees occasional use, particularly in specialized fields.
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To clean or inject fluid by means of a syringe.
- Have your ears syringed , they're so dirty!
Resembling or characteristic of a syringe.
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- In addition, some artists actually sometimes seal sacred liquid within the hollow, syringelike handle of the fan.
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- Pipefishes are slender and elongate, with a syringelike mouth and body encased in dermal plates arranged in series of rings.
- Using a large, syringelike device, a known volume of air is moved into and out of the spirometer in order to provide a test signal.