Synonyms of injection
1 vaccinationDictionary • They gave me an injection to help me sleep.
shot (informal) • a shot of the drug Nembutal
jab (informal) • painful anti-malaria jabs
vaccine • Anti-malarial vaccines are now undergoing trials.
inoculation • An inoculation against cholera is recommended.
2 introductionDictionary • An injection of cash is needed to fund some of these projects.
introduction • the introduction of air bubbles into the veins
insertion • the first experiment involving the insertion of a new gene
infusion • He brought a tremendous infusion of hope to the people.
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infusionIf there is an infusion of one thing into another, the first thing is added to the other thing and makes it stronger or better.
• He brought a tremendous infusion of hope to the people.
inoculationTo inoculate a person or animal means to inject a weak form of a disease into their body as a way of protecting them against the disease. (noun)
• An inoculation against cholera is recommended.
insertionIf you insert an object into something, you put the object inside it. (noun)
• the first experiment involving the insertion of a new gene
Thesaurus for injection from the Collins English Thesaurus
fluid injected into the body, esp for medicinal purposes