intramuscular

[ in-truh-muhs-kyuh-ler ]
/ ˌɪn trəˈmʌs kyə lər /

adjective

located or occurring within a muscle.

Origin of intramuscular

First recorded in 1870–75; intra- + muscular

Related forms

in·tra·mus·cu·lar·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for intramuscular

intramuscular

/ (ˌɪntrəˈmʌskjʊlə) /

adjective

anatomy within a musclean intramuscular injection Abbreviation (esp of an injection): IM, i.m

Derived Forms

intramuscularly, adverb
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Medicine definitions for intramuscular

intramuscular

[ ĭn′trə-mŭskyə-lər ]

adj.

Within a muscle.
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