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in·jec·tion

injection

 
pronunciation:
ihn jek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a measured dose of liquid medicine that is injected into the body.
The doctor gave me an injection of antibiotics.
definition 2: the act of injecting.
I always wince during an injection, because it might hurt.
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The word injection contains the following part:
ject, jet, jac Latin root that means throw; lie