Definition of EpiPen in English:

EpiPen

noun

Trademark
  • A hypodermic device that administers a dose of epinephrine, used for the emergency treatment of an acute allergic reaction.

    ‘for someone with an allergy an EpiPen can mean the difference between life and death’

Origin

1970s from epi- (as in epinephrine) + pen (with reference to the shape and appearance of the device).

Pronunciation

EpiPen

/ˈɛpɪpɛn/