Definition of intrathecally in US English:

intrathecally

adverb

Medicine
  • See intrathecal

    • ‘Administration of intravenous therapy is associated with considerable risk for example, patients have died when cytotoxic drugs have been given intrathecally instead of intravenously.’
    • ‘Approved for oral and intramuscular use, it also is used rectally, intravenously, subcutaneously, epidurally, and intrathecally.’
    • ‘The larger size syringe is meant to alert doctors to the fact that it should not be injected intrathecally’
    • ‘The numerous instances in England where doctors have injected vincristine intrathecally, not intravenously, underline this.’
    • ‘The contents of both syringes were injected intrathecally without being checked.’