intramuscular

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

located or occurring within a muscle.

Nearby words

  1. intramolecular,
  2. intramundane,
  3. intramural,
  4. intramural hematoma,
  5. intramural pregnancy,
  6. intranasal,
  7. intranasal anesthesia,
  8. intranational,
  9. intranet,
  10. intrans.

Origin of intramuscular

First recorded in 1870–75; intra- + muscular

Related formsin·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 Formsintramuscularly, adverb

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Word Origin and History for intramuscular

intramuscular

adj.

1874, from intra- + muscular.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for intramuscular

intramuscular

[ ĭn′trə-mŭskyə-lər ]

adj.

Within a muscle.

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