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2. within the parietal region of the brain.


Within the substance of the wall of any cavity or hollow organ.
Synonym(s): intraparietal (1)


/in·tra·mu·ral/ (-mu´r'l) within the wall of an organ.


1. Existing or carried on within the bounds of an institution, especially a school: intramural athletics.
2. Anatomy Occurring or situated within the wall of a cavity or organ.

in′tra·mu′ral·ly adv.


Etymology: L, intra, within, murus, wall
pertaining to events or structures within the walls of an organ, body part, or cavity.


1. Within the walls of an organ.
2. Within the substance of a wall


within the wall of an organ.

Patient discussion about intramural

Q. I have a constant pain in the inside part of my arm. What can it be? In the last few weeks I have noticed that I have a right arm pain. The strange thing is that the pain is in a specific point in the inside part of the arm, very near to the elbow. I thnk the pain started for the first time during a baseball game but I am not sure. I work in a factory and as I sad before I use my right arm for baseball, and this pain hinders me. What can it be?

A. I myself play a lot as a pitcher, and i have the same pain. It is more painful when the forearm is flexed towards the body.
I went to my GP about it because it drove me nuts, and he said that I need to take anti-inflammatory drugs, and if it will not work he will inject me something.
he prescribed me a great medication and I didn't need the injection.

Q. l have a pain in the head,l can feel sometime inside.

A. sounds like you have a brain,lol, go see a doctor

Q. Blood in stools before and after polyp removel, Avms of the deodenel loop, inside hems, and 3cin tubuo adenoma Hi, On Nov of 06 I had a colonoscopy done and they didnt find any thing that could be mking me bleed and go to the rest room often. Then in Nov of 07 did a EDg and found I have AVMs of the deodenel loop.She Burned them and I didnt have any more bleeding till June of thei yr.On 6/6/08 i had another EDg done she burned more AVMs and on Mon I started bleeding again. This time she did a colonoscopy and found I had inside hems and a 3cin tubuolvillous adenoma inflamed.She cut, burned, and took it out in peices.She saye she will go back in Nov of this yr and look again. Two weeks after I had this done I had started to bleed again and had bad such bad pain in my hip I had to hold on to walk. that same day i started to bleed again. I bled out big clots and a bowl full of blood! A few days later the pain went away but was still bleeding ever time I had bowl movement!I can bleed up to 4 days at a times sometimes. I have been taking HC supp. and it seems to have stoped the bleeding and pain!

A. It is normal that after a polyp removal you will continue bleeding some more. However, if you feel like there is a lot of bleeding, and/or you are not feeling well, you should see a doctor as soon as possible to stop the bleeding or look for the source of bleeding.

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For over a decade, there has been great debate on the link between intramural myoma and fertility, and few studies have attempted to address this association.
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A diagnostic laparoscopy was performed in the presented case and the diagnosis of Portomesenteric venous gas secondary to acute intramural intestinal haematoma.
However internal consistency estimates were computed for the data in the present study, and the result Participants were randomly selected on site from an intramural sports program at Iranian universities.
It was eventually agreed that members of Bey's classes and the Club (a student organization for which he serves as faculty advisor), would work with the DSA to employ new marketing strategies to help to provide an unprecedented level of exposure for the men's and women's intramural basketball championship games which had previously existed without as much fanfare.
Intramural haematoma most commonly involves the jejunum, followed by ileum and the duodenum (7).
Few studies have evaluated the safety of and fertility rates associated with laparoscopic myomectomy for the treatment of intramural fibroids alone.
as part of the intramural research program of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Based on a recent analysis by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, less than one-fourth of all R & D funded by the federal government is performed in intramural laboratories.
The results make sense in the context of evolution, says Mark Mattson, a neuroscientist at the National Institute on Aging's Intramural Research Program in Baltimore.
SAN DIEGO -- Laparoscopic myomectomy for large intramural myomas is a safe and useful treatment in select women with infertility problems, Dr.

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