Subcutaneous injection of a saline or other solution. [hypo- + G. derma, skin, + klysis, a washing out]

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hy·po·der·moc·ly·sis -dər-'mäk-lə-səs n, pl -ly·ses -.sēz subcutaneous injection of fluids (as saline or glucose solution)

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hy·po·der·moc·ly·sis (hi″po-dər-mokґlĭ-sis) [hypoderm + clysis] infusion of fluid, usually physiologic saline solution, into the subcutaneous tissue; called also subcutaneous infusion.

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