in·​tra·​ce·​re·​bral | \ ˈin-trə-sə-ˈrē-brəl How to pronounce intracerebral (audio) , -ˈser-ə-, ˈin-(ˌ)trä- How to pronounce intracerebral (audio) \

Definition of intracerebral

: situated or occurring within or introduced or administered into the cerebrum intracerebral injections intracerebral bleeding

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Other Words from intracerebral

intracerebrally \ ˈin-​trə-​sə-​ˈrē-​brə-​lē How to pronounce intracerebrally (audio) , ˈin-​(ˌ)trä-​ \ adverb

Examples of intracerebral in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Suspecting an intracerebral hemorrhage and knowing the ER was no longer functioning, the paramedics who had arrived at Findley’s home called for air transport before leaving. NBC News, "After a rural hospital closes, delays in emergency care cost patients dearly," 19 Aug. 2019 Earlier, Hamill got emotional discussing his longtime friend and co-star, whose mother, screen legend Debbie Reynolds, died one day after Fisher from an intracerebral hemorrhage caused by high blood pressure at age 84. Patrick Ryan, USA TODAY, "Mark Hamill: Carrie Fisher was meant to be 'more prominent' in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'," 8 Oct. 2017 The cause was an intracerebral hemorrhage, said a son, Jeremy Levin. Staff Reports, Washington Post, "Notable deaths in the Washington area," 23 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of intracerebral

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Intracerebral.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Nov. 2020.

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in·​tra·​ce·​re·​bral | \ -sə-ˈrē-brəl How to pronounce intracerebral (audio) , -ˈser-ə- How to pronounce intracerebral (audio) \

Medical Definition of intracerebral

: situated within, occurring within, or administered by entering the cerebrum intracerebral bleeding

Other Words from intracerebral

intracerebrally \ -​brə-​lē How to pronounce intracerebrally (audio) \ adverb

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