intramuscular

[in-truh-muhs-kyuh-ler]

Origin of intramuscular

First recorded in 1870–75; intra- + muscular
Related formsin·tra·mus·cu·lar·ly, adverb
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intramuscular

adjective
  1. 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
adj.

1874, from intra- + muscular.

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intramuscular in Medicine

intramuscular

[ĭn′trə-mŭskyə-lər]
adj.
  1. Within a muscle.
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