in·​tra·​oc·​u·​lar | \ ˌin-trə-ˈä-kyə-lər How to pronounce intraocular (audio) , -(ˌ)trä-\

Definition of intraocular

: implanted in, occurring in, or administered by entering the eyeball intraocular pressure

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intraocularly adverb

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In addition, it has been reported that marijuana reduces muscle spasms and spasticity; reduces intraocular pressure; and reduces anxiety. Jan Hefler,, "Citing medical marijuana, N.J. court orders state review of `dangerous' label," 31 Oct. 2017 A third test, tonometry, measures intraocular eye pressure for evidence of incipient glaucoma, or pressure buildup inside the eye. Susan Jenks, New York Times, "Does Your Pet Need an Eye Doctor?," 6 June 2017 AqueSys makes implants that lower intraocular pressure in people with glaucoma. Orange County Register, "Allergan to pay $15 million for disclosure failures during merger," 17 Jan. 2017

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First Known Use of intraocular

1872, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intraocular was in 1872

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in·​tra·​oc·​u·​lar | \ ˌin-trə-ˈäk-yə-lər, -(ˌ)trä- How to pronounce intraocular (audio) \

Medical Definition of intraocular

: implanted in, occurring within, or administered by entering the eyeball intraocular injections intraocular lens implantation

Other Words from intraocular

intraocularly adverb

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