Definition of Intramuscular injection

1. Noun. An injection into a muscle.

Generic synonyms: Injection, Shot



Medical Definition of Intramuscular injection

1. A technique to deliver a medication into muscle tissue for its eventual absorption into the systemic circulation. Smaller volume intramuscular injections may be given into the deltoid, but larger volumes are usually given into the gluteus muscle. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intramuscular Injection

intramolecular oxidoreductases
intramolecular transferases
intramolecularity
intramolecularly
intramonthly
intramucosal
intramundane
intramural
intramural bowel gas
intramural oesophageal dissection
intramural practice
intramural pregnancy
intramurally
intramurals
intramuscular
intramuscular injection (current term)
intramuscularly
intramyocardial
intramyocardially
intramyometrial
intranasal
intranasal anaesthesia
intranasally
intranatal
intranational
intranet
intranets
intraneural
intraneuritic
intranight

Literary usage of Intramuscular injection

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1. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1922)
"A folder recently issued by a pharmaceutical concern, purporting to describe a satisfactory technic for the intramuscular injection of one of its ..."

2. The Journal of Experimental Medicine by Rockefeller University, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1916)
"The failure to obtain a blood pressure effect from an intramuscular injection of adrenalin under the conditions mentioned is, however, not absolute. ..."

3. The Practice of pediatrics by Charles Gilmore Kerley (1918)
"BLOOD TRANSFUSION AND intramuscular injection Blood transfusion* has been practised in some form since the discovery by Harvey of the circulation; ..."

4. Diagnostic and Therapeutic Technic: A Manual of Practical Procedures by Albert Sidney Morrow (1915)
"... THE ADMINISTRATION OF DIPHTHERIA ANTITOXIN, VACCINATION THE HYPODERMIC AND intramuscular injection OF DRUGS Drugs may be administered by injection into ..."

5. The Journal of Infectious Diseases by Infectious Diseases Society of America, John Rockefeller McCormick Memorial Fund, John McCormick Institute for Infectious Diseases (1914)
"Inoculated with 0.05 mg. human bacilli, and, on the 14th day. treatment was begun by intramuscular injection of a 1 percent copper sulphate solution as ..."

6. A Manual of Pharmacology and Its Applications to Therapeutics and Toxicology by Torald Hermann Sollmann (1917)
"After intramuscular injection, the excretion is much slower (Greven, 1910; Fischer and Hoppe, 1910; Irokawa, 1914), but varies with the absorption. ..."

7. Collected Papers by the Staff of Saint Mary's Hospital, Mayo Clinic by Saint Marys Hospital (Rochester, Minn.) (1921)
"... low level following intramuscular injection. If, however, intravenous injection was made, the output was frequently much higher and often almost normal. ..."

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