Definition of intramuscular in English:



  • Situated or taking place within, or administered into, a muscle.

    ‘an intramuscular injection’
    • ‘But it's very hard work, involving things like lumbar punctures, high-dose chemotherapy, and intramuscular injections.’
    • ‘The original review included intramuscular injections or immunizations as painful procedures.’
    • ‘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.’