intraperitoneal

adjective
in·​tra·​per·​i·​to·​ne·​al | \ ˌin-trə-ˌper-ə-tə-ˈnē-əl How to pronounce intraperitoneal (audio) \

Definition of intraperitoneal

: existing within or administered by entry into the peritoneum intraperitoneal chemotherapy

Other Words from intraperitoneal

intraperitoneally \ ˌin-​trə-​ˌper-​ə-​tə-​ˈnē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce intraperitoneal (audio) \ adverb

Examples of intraperitoneal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Not only would this be more acceptable to and comfortable for patients, especially children, than intravenous, intraperitoneal and subcutaneous routes. Philip W. Askenase, Scientific American, 17 June 2020

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First Known Use of intraperitoneal

circa 1836, in the meaning defined above

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20 Nov 2021

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“Intraperitoneal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intraperitoneal. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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intraperitoneal

adjective
in·​tra·​per·​i·​to·​ne·​al | \ ˌin-trə-ˌper-ət-ᵊn-ˈē-əl How to pronounce intraperitoneal (audio) \

Medical Definition of intraperitoneal

: situated within or administered by entering the peritoneum

Other Words from intraperitoneal

intraperitoneally \ -​ˈē-​ə-​lē How to pronounce intraperitoneal (audio) \ adverb

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