intradermal

adjective
in·tra·der·mal | \ˌin-trə-ˈdər-məl, -(ˌ)trä-\

Definition of intradermal 

: situated, occurring, or done within or between the layers of the skin also : administered by entering the skin intradermal injections

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intradermally \ˌin-trə-ˈdər-mə-lē, -(ˌ)trä- \ adverb

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Similar vaccines that can be administered through the skin have been developed, including a dissolving microneedle patch in development in Japan and the short-needle Fluzone intradermal vaccine available in the United States. Jacqueline Howard, CNN, "Skin patch may be the future of flu vaccines, study suggests," 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of intradermal

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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intradermal

adjective
in·tra·der·mal | \ˌin-trə-ˈdər-məl, -(ˌ)trä- \

Medical Definition of intradermal 

: situated, occurring, or done within or between the layers of the skin also : administered by entering the skin intradermal injections

Other Words from intradermal

intradermally \-mə-lē \ adverb

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