intrathecal


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intrathecal

 [in″trah-the´kal]
1. within a sheath.
2. through the theca of the spinal cord into the subarachnoid space.

in·tra·the·cal

(in'tră-thē'kăl),
1. Within a sheath.
2. Within either the subarachnoid or the subdural space.

intrathecal

/in·tra·the·cal/ (-the´k'l) within a sheath; through the theca of the spinal cord into the subarachnoid space.

intrathecal

[in′trəthē′kəl]
Etymology: L, intra + theca, sheath
pertaining to a structure, process, or substance within a sheath, such as within the spinal canal.

intrathecal

adjective Within a sheath; specifically, the spinal canal (in the subarachnoid or subdural space).

intrathecal

adjective Within a sheath, specifically, the spinal canal–in the subarachnoid or subdural space

in·tra·the·cal

(IT) (in'tră-thē'kăl)
1. Within a sheath.
2. Within the subarachnoid or subdural space.

intrathecal

1. Within a sheath.
2. Within the SUBARACHNOID SPACE.

Intrathecal

Introduced into or occurring in the space under the arachnoid membrane which covers the brain and spinal cord.
Mentioned in: Muscle Relaxants

in·tra·the·cal

(IT) (in'tră-thē'kăl)
Within a sheath.

intrathecal (in´trəthē´kəl),

adj pertaining to a structure or substance contained within a sheath; in drug delivery, the injection of a therapeutic agent into the sheath surrounding the spinal cord.

intrathecal

within a sheath; through the theca of the spinal cord into the subarachnoid space.
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