- located or occurring within a muscle.
Origin of intramuscular
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Examples from the Web for intramuscular
The difference between the intramuscular and subcutaneous injection is even more marked.The Toxicity of Caffein
In Grade II (moderate) bites, the intramuscular injection on the side of the bite may suffice.
The only explanation of this is that curare does not act centrally, but paralyses the intramuscular ends of the motor nerves.Poisons: Their Effects and Detection
Alexander Wynter Blyth
In addition to the foregoing, good results have attended the use of intramuscular injections of oxygen.Lameness of the Horse
John Victor Lacroix
In the intramuscular injection of mercury salts it is by no means a matter of indifference what salt we employ.The Mechanism of Life
- anatomy within a musclean intramuscular injection Abbreviation (esp of an injection): IM, i.m
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Word Origin and History for intramuscular
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- Within a muscle.
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