Definition of Intrathecal

1. Adjective. Delivered into the spinal canal (intrathecal space surrounding the spinal cord), e.g. a spinal anaesthesia. ¹



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Definition of Intrathecal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Intrathecal

1. Within a sheath, for example, cerebrospinal fluid that is contained within the dura mater. It also refers to drugs administered into the cerebrospinal fluid bathing the spinal cord and brain. (30 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intrathecal

intrasubjective
intrasubunit
intrasyllabic
intrasynovial
intrata
intratarsal
intrateam
intratelencephalically
intratelluric
intratelomeric
intratendinous bursa of elbow
intraterritorial
intratextual
intratextuality
intrathecal (current term)
intrathecal chemotherapy
intrathecal injection
intrathecally
intrathoracic
intrathoracically
intrathymic
intrathyroid cartilage
intratonsillar
intratracheal
intratracheal anaesthesia
intratracheal intubation
intratracheal tube
intratracheally
intratribal

Literary usage of Intrathecal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Treatment of war wounds by William Williams Keen (1918)
"APPENDIX The Method of Performing an intrathecal Injection "The patient should preferably be under general anesthesia. The skin over the area of the fourth ..."

2. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"It was found that the dose necessary for intrathecal injection was considerably smaller than the dose necessary for injection into the circulation. ..."

3. Principles of Immunology by Howard Thomas Karsner, Enrique Eduardo Ecker (1921)
"It was found that the dose necessary for intrathecal injection was considerably smaller than the dose necessary for injection into the circulation. ..."

4. Abstracts of War Surgery: An Abstract of the War Literature of General by United States Surgeon-General's Office, Surgeon-General's Office, United States (1918)
"He believes there is less danger of anaphylactic reaction by intrathecal than by ... The intrathecal rather than the subcutaneous route should therefore be ..."

5. Bacteriology, General, Pathological and Intestinal by Arthur Isaac Kendall (1921)
"Subcutaneous, only 223 50.7 Intramuscular, only 73 16.4 Intravenous only 30 40.0 intrathecal only 43 48.8 intrathecal, together with other methods . ..."

6. Injuries and diseases of war: A Manual Based on the Experience of the by Great Britain Army Medical Services (1918)
""In acute general tetanus the best method of treatment lies in the earliest possible administration of large doses of antitoxic serum by the intrathecal ..."

7. Lymphoma Project Report: Current Issues in Research and Treatment of AIDS by Michael Marco (1995)
"The use of intrathecal ARA-C or methotrexate as prophylaxis has led some clinicians, such as USC's Alexandra Levine, to state that it should be "mandatory" ..."

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