Definition of syrette in English:

syrette

noun

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

    • ‘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.’
    • ‘The medic slammed a syrette of morphine into Loren's thigh, making Ava cry out.’
    • ‘It's atropine that I found in a syrette under the refrigerator.’
    • ‘He also instructed me not to let a medic waste bandages or syrettes on him either.’

Origin

1940s: from syringe + -ette.

Pronunciation:

syrette

/siˈret/