Hypodermic syringe, Europe, 1871–1900

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Hypodermic syringe, Europe, 1871–1900. Hypodermic needles came into common use in the second half of the 1800s. They were invented by Scottish doctor Alexander Wood in 1853 – although French surgeon Charles Pravaz was independently developing a similar device at the same time. Contributors: Science Museum, London. Work ID: a4paxew2.

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