Definition of intramuscular in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌɪntrəˈmʌskjʊlə/


Situated or taking place within, or administered into, a muscle: an intramuscular injection
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  • The intramuscular vaccine should be administered in the deltoid muscle and can be administered with other vaccines.
  • The interferon is given via subcutaneous, intramuscular or intravenous route.
  • Among hospitals giving intramuscular injections to term neonates, no differences were noted on the basis of infant feeding practices.



Example sentences
  • Level II defines more complex procedures in which perioperative medication and sedation are used intravenously, intramuscularly, or rectally.
  • These vaccines are inactivated and should be administered intramuscularly into the deltoid muscle.
  • It is widely known that patients with coagulation disorders should be given parenteral vaccines by the deep subcutaneous route and not intramuscularly because of the risk of bleeding.

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