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What is the function of a medicine dropper?

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A medicine dropper is used to make it easy to give someone liquid medicine. It is commonly used for giving medication to pets, particularly in their ears, or to young children who must consume it orally.

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A medicine dropper is designed as a tube with a bulb at one end. Through this structure, a person can squeeze the bulb and let liquid enter the dropper. When they squeeze the bulb a second time, it will expel the liquid. Many will include lines painted on the tube for specific measurements. This ensures that the person gives the correct amount to the person or animal that needs the medication.

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