intrathecal

adjective in·tra·the·cal \ ˌin-trə-ˈthē-kəl , -(ˌ)trä- \

Definition of intrathecal

:introduced into or occurring in the space under the arachnoid membrane of the brain or spinal cord
  • intrathecal drugs

intrathecally

play \ˌin-trə-ˈthē-k(ə-)lē, -(ˌ)trä-\ adverb

First Known Use of intrathecal

1887


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intrathecal

adjective in·tra·the·cal \ -ˈthē-kəl \

medical Definition of intrathecal

:introduced into or occurring in the space under the arachnoid membrane of the brain or spinal cord
  • intrathecal chemotherapy and cranial irradiation
  • Journal of the American Medical Association

intrathecally

play \-kə-lē\ adverb

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