intramuscular

adjective
in·​tra·​mus·​cu·​lar | \ˌin-trə-ˈmə-skyə-lər, -(ˌ)trä-\

Definition of intramuscular 

: situated in, occurring in, or administered by entering a muscle an intramuscular injection

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Other Words from intramuscular

intramuscularly adverb

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Some patients become so distressed while boarding that emergency staff have to put them in restraints or give them intramuscular injections. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Even suicidal patients are put on the ER wait list," 23 May 2018 Some patients become so distressed while boarding that emergency staff have to put them in restraints or give them intramuscular injections. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Even suicidal patients are put on the ER wait list," 23 May 2018 Some patients become so distressed while boarding that emergency staff have to put them in restraints or give them intramuscular injections. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Even suicidal patients are put on the ER wait list," 23 May 2018 Some patients become so distressed while boarding that emergency staff have to put them in restraints or give them intramuscular injections. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Even suicidal patients are put on the ER wait list," 23 May 2018 Naloxone Hydrochloride is sold for IV use, intramuscular use and subcutaneous use. Debra Goldschmidt, CNN, "Naloxone recall due to particulate matter," 4 June 2018 Some patients become so distressed while boarding that emergency staff have to put them in restraints or give them intramuscular injections. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Even suicidal patients are put on the ER wait list," 23 May 2018 Some patients become so distressed while boarding that emergency staff have to put them in restraints or give them intramuscular injections. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Even suicidal patients are put on the ER wait list," 23 May 2018 Some patients become so distressed while boarding that emergency staff have to put them in restraints or give them intramuscular injections. Nathaniel Morris, chicagotribune.com, "Even suicidal patients are put on the ER wait list," 23 May 2018

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First Known Use of intramuscular

1874, in the meaning defined above

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intramuscular

adjective
in·​tra·​mus·​cu·​lar | \-ˈməs-kyə-lər \

Medical Definition of intramuscular 

: situated within, occurring within, or administered by entering a muscle intramuscular fat an intramuscular injection

Other Words from intramuscular

intramuscularly adverb

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