Z-tract injection

Z-·tract in·jec·tion

a technique in which the skin and subcutaneous tissue are displaced laterally before inserting the needle intramuscularly; used to prevent leakage along the track of the needle and consequent tissue irritation.

Z-tract in·jec·tion

(trakt in-jekshŭn)
Technique in which skin and subcutaneous tissue are displaced laterally before inserting the needle intramuscularly; used to prevent leakage along track of the needle and consequent tissue irritation.