injectionnoun [ C or U ]uk /ɪnˈdʒek.ʃən/ us /ɪnˈdʒek.ʃən/
injection noun [ C or U ] (DRUG)
This steroid is sometimes given by injection.
- My arm was very tender after the injection.
- If I'm talking a bit funnily it's because I've just had an injection in my mouth.
- Most patients find that the numbness from the injection wears off after about an hour.
- We took our cat to the vet's for its annual cat flu injection.
- The injection provides some temporary relief from the pain.