Definition for IN-JEC'TION

IN-JEC'TION, n. [Fr. from L. injectio.]

  1. The act of throwing in, particularly that of throwing a liquid medicine into the body by a syringe or pipe.
  2. A liquid medicine thrown into the body by a syringe or pipe; a clyster.
  3. In anatomy, the act of filling the vessels of an animal body with some colored substance, in order to render visible their figures and ramifications. Encyc.

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