Pronunciation: (hī"pu-dûr'mik),[key] —adj. 1. characterized by the introduction of medicine or drugs under the skin: hypodermic injection. 2. introduced under the skin: a hypodermic medication. 3. pertaining to parts under the skin.
4. stimulating; energizing.
—n. 1. a hypodermic remedy.
2. a hypodermic injection.
3. See hypodermic syringe. 4. the administration of drugs into subcutaneous body tissues.