intradermal

adjective
in·​tra·​der·​mal | \ ˌin-trə-ˈdər-məl How to pronounce intradermal (audio) , -(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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Other Words from intradermal

intradermally \ ˌin-​trə-​ˈdər-​mə-​lē How to pronounce intradermal (audio) , -​(ˌ)trä-​ \ adverb

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Recent Examples on the Web Techniques that inject vaccine into the skin rather than the underlying muscle, called intradermal shots, offer the same protection using less than half the amount of vaccine. Gustav Cappaert/undark, Popular Science, 25 Feb. 2021 The tuberculosis skin test requires an intradermal injection of liquid — 0.1 milliliter of a purified protein derivative called tuberculin — in the lower part of their arm, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. San Diego Union-Tribune, 30 Sep. 2019 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, 27 June 2017

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First Known Use of intradermal

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intradermal was circa 1900

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“Intradermal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intradermal. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

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intradermal

adjective
in·​tra·​der·​mal | \ ˌin-trə-ˈdər-məl, -(ˌ)trä- How to pronounce intradermal (audio) \

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 How to pronounce intradermal (audio) \ adverb

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