Meaning of syrette in English:


Pronunciation /sɪˈrɛt/


  • A disposable injection unit comprising a collapsible tube with an attached hypodermic needle and a single dose of a drug, commonly morphine.

    ‘The medic slammed a syrette of morphine into Loren's thigh, making Ava cry out.’
    • ‘He also instructed me not to let a medic waste bandages or syrettes on him either.’
    • ‘That is what David told me today as I tried to make a guy give me a couple of syrettes out of his emergency kit to the medics.’
    • ‘It's atropine that I found in a syrette under the refrigerator.’


1940s from syringe+ -ette.