intramedullary

adjective
in·​tra·​med·​ul·​lary | \-ˈmed-ᵊl-ˌer-ē, -ˈmej-ə-ˌler-ē; -mə-ˈdəl-ə-rē \

Medical Definition of intramedullary 

: situated or occurring within a medulla an intramedullary tumor of the spinal cord especially : involving use of the marrow space of a bone for support intramedullary pinning of a fracture of the thigh

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