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intramuscular

 [in″trah-mus´ku-lar]
within the muscular substance.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

in·tra·mus·cu·lar (IM),

(in'tră-mŭs'kyū-lăr),
Within the substance of a muscle.
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intramuscular

(ĭn′trə-mŭs′kyə-lər)
adj.
Within a muscle: an intramuscular injection.

in′tra·mus′cu·lar·ly adv.
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intramuscular

adjective Within a muscle.
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in·tra·mus·cu·lar

(IM) (in'tră-mŭs'kyū-lăr)
Within the substance of a muscle.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

intramuscular

Within a muscle. In an intramuscular injection the needle is passed deeply into the substance of a muscle before the fluid is injected.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

in·tra·mus·cu·lar

(IM) (in'tră-mŭs'kyū-lăr)
Within the substance of a muscle.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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