intramedullary

adjective

: 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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“Intramedullary.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/intramedullary. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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