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"As a writer, I don't want to chew my cud. I don't want to have to spit out and regurgitate the same stuff again."
- Harlan Ellison

Dermadisk  
  A means of quickly administering drugs directly through the skin.  

"Little problem with the natives. Think one of them broke my leg."

She was leaning against the wall, taking all of her weight on her right leg. She fumbled through the content's of the suit's kangaroo pocket and withdrew a sheet of plastic studded with a rainbow of dermadisks. Six thousand micrograms of endorphin analog came down on the pain like a hammer, shattering it. Her back arched convulsively. Pink waves of warmth lapped up her thighs. She sighed and slowly relaxed.

Technovelgy from Neuromancer, by William Gibson.
Published by Phantasia Press in 1984
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Compare to the transdermal drug capsule from Vulcan's Hammer (1960) by Philip K. Dick.

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