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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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