- In spaceflight, injection is: (a) The process of putting an artificial satellite into orbit. (b)
The time of such action.
Injection altitude is the height at which a space vehicle
is turned from its launch trajectory into an orbital trajectory. Injection
mass is the mass of a space vehicle at the termination of one
phase of a mission which continues into the next phase.
- In mathematics, an injection is a one-to-one mapping.
- In medicine, an injection is the use of a syringe and needle to introduce drugs or other
fluids into the body to diagnose, treat, or prevent disease. Most injections
are either intravenous (into a vein), intramuscular (into a muscle), or intradermal (into to the skin).