The syringe and needle market include disposable and safety syringes, injection pens, needleless injectors, insulin pumps, and specialty needles. Hypodermic syringes are used with hypodermic needles to inject liquid or gases into body tissues, or to remove from the body.

A syringe is a simple reciprocating pump consisting of a plunger that fits tightly within a cylindrical tube called a barrel. The plunger can be linearly pulled and pushed along the inside of the tube, allowing the syringe to take in and expel liquid or gas through a discharge orifice at the front end of the tube.

Disposable syringe with needle, with parts labelled: plunger, barrel, needle adaptor, needle hub, needle bevel, needle shaft. According to the World Health Organization, about 90% of the medical syringes are used to administer drugs, 5% for vaccinations and 5% for other uses such as blood transfusion

The most common needle gauges are 26- and 27-gauge needles. These two gauges can be used with all three types of injections — intradermal, intramuscular, and subcutaneous

the oral syringe. This tool properly determines the quantity of a given liquid which is administered in millilitres. Oral syringes are common today in the administration of vaccines to kids. They are much better alternate to clinical syringes

the dental syringe. This syringe contains a breech-loading tube dealt with to a covered cartridge with anesthetics in it. The tip to this syringe is changeable and could be removed as the dental professional considers fit. The dental syringe is used by medical professionals in calming nerves as they examine a patients tooth

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