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intraepiphysial (in′tra-ep-i-fiz′e-al)
Within the epiphysis of a long bone.

intraepithelial (in′tra-ep-i-the′le-al)
Within or among the epithelial cells.

intrafaradization (in′tra-fa-ra-di-za′shun)
Application of a faradic cauterizing current to the inner surface of a cavity or hollow organ.

intrafascicular (in′tra-fa-sik′u-lar)
Within the fasciculi of a tissue or structure ( e.g., fasciculus intrafasciculus).

intrafebrile (in′tra-fe′bril, -feb′ril)
Occurring during the febrile stage of a disease. SYN: intrapyretic.

intrafilar (in′tra-fi′lar)
Lying within the meshes of a network. [intra- + L. filum, thread]

intrafusal (in′tra-fu′sal)
Applied to structures within the muscle spindle.

intragalvanization (in′tra-gal-van-i-za′shun)
Application of a galvanic cauterizing current to the interior of a cavity or hollow organ.

intragastric (in′tra-gas′trik)
Within the stomach.

intragemmal (in′tra-jem′al)
Within any budlike or bulblike body; denoting especially a nerve termination within an end bulb or taste bud. [intra- + L. gemma, bud]

intragenal (in′tra-jen′al)
Within a gene.

intraglandular (in′tra-glan′doo-lar)
Within a gland or glandular tissue.

intraglobular (in′tra-glob′u-lar)
1. Within a globule in any sense. 2. SYN: intracorpuscular.

intragyral (in′tra-ji′ral)
Within a gyrus or convolution of the brain.

intrahepatic (in′tra-he-pat′ik)
Within the liver.

intrahyoid (in′tra-hi′oyd)
Within the hyoid bone; denoting certain accessory thyroid glands that lie in the hollow or within the substance of the hyoid bone.

intralaryngeal (in′tra-la-rin′je-al)
Within the larynx.

intraligamentous (in′tra-lig-a-men′tus)
Within a ligament, especially the broad ligament of the uterus.

intralobar (in′tra-lo′bar)
Within a lobe of any organ or other structure.

intralobular (in′tra-lob′u-lar)
Within a lobule.

intralocular (in-tra-lok′u-lar)
Within the loculi of any structure or part.

intraluminal (in-tra-loo′mi-nal)
SYN: intratubal.

intramedullary (in′tra-med′u-lar-e)
1. Within the bone marrow. 2. Within the spinal cord. 3. Within the medulla oblongata.

intramembranous (in′tra-mem′bra-nus)
1. Within, or between the layers of, a membrane. 2. Denoting a method of bone formation directly from mesenchymal cells without an intervening cartilage stage (occurring, for example, in the calvaria), as distinguished from intracartilaginous bone formation.

intrameningeal (in′tra-me-nin′je-al)
Within or enclosed by the meninges of the brain or spinal cord.

intramitochondrial (in′tra-mi-to-kon′dre-al)
Within the mitochondria.

intramolecular (in′tra-mo-lek′u-lar)
Referring to situations and events within a molecule.

intramural (in′tra-mu′ral)
Within the substance of the wall of any cavity or hollow organ. SYN: intraparietal (1) .

intramuscular (I.M., i.m.) (in′tra-mus′ku-lar)
Within the substance of a muscle.

intramyocardial (in′tra-mi′o-kar′de-al)
Within the myocardium.

intramyometrial (in′tra-mi′o-me′tre-al)
Within the muscular coat of the uterus.

intranasal (in′tra-na′sal)
Within the nasal cavity.

intranatal (in′tra-na′tal)
During or at the time of birth. [intra- + L. natalis, relating to birth]

intraneural (in′tra-noo′ral)
Within a nerve. [intra- + G. neuron, nerve]

intranuclear (in′tra-noo′kle-ar)
Within the nucleus of a cell.

intraocular (in′tra-ok′u-lar)
Within the eyeball.

intraoral (in′tra-o′ral)
Within the mouth. [intra- + L. os, mouth]

intraorbital (in′tra-or′bi-tal)
Within the orbit.

intraosseous (in′tra-os′e-us)
Within bone. SYN: intraosteal. [intra- + L. os, bone]

intraosteal (in′tra-os′te-al)
SYN: intraosseous.

intraovarian (in′tra-o-va′re-an)
Within the ovary.

intraovular (in′tra-ov′u-lar)
Within the ovum.

intraparietal (in′tra-pa-ri′e-tal)
1. SYN: intramural. 2. Denoting the i. sulcus. See i. sulcus.

intrapartum (in′tra-par′tum)
During labor and delivery or childbirth. Cf.:antepartum, postpartum. [intra- + L. partus, childbirth]

intrapelvic (in′tra-pel′vik)
Within the pelvis.

intrapericardiac, intrapericardial (in′tra-per′e-kar′de-ak, -kar′de-al)
Within the pericardial cavity. SYN: endopericardiac.

intraperitoneal (I.P., i.p.) (in′tra-per′i-to-ne′al)
Within the peritoneal cavity.

intrapersonal (in′tra-per′son-al)
SYN: intrapsychic.

intrapial (in′tra-pi′al)
Within the pia mater.

intrapleural (in′tra-ploo′ral)
Within the pleura or the pleural cavity.

intrapontine (in′tra-pon′tin)
Within the pons of the brainstem.

intraprostatic (in′tra-pros-tat′ik)
Within the prostate gland.

intraprotoplasmic (in′tra-pro-to-plas′mik)
Within the protoplasm of a cell.

intrapsychic (in′tra-si′kik)
Denoting the psychological dynamics that occur inside the mind without reference to the individual's exchanges with other persons or events. SYN: intrapersonal.

intrapulmonary (in′tra-pul′mo-nar-e)
Within the lungs.

intrapyretic (in′tra-pi-ret′ik)
SYN: intrafebrile. [intra- + L. pyretos, fever]

intrarectal (in′tra-rek′tal)
Within the rectum.

intrarenal (in′tra-re′nal)
Within the kidney. [intra- + L. ren, kidney]

intraretinal (in′tra-ret′i-nal)
Within the retina.

intrarrhachidian, intrarachidian (in′tra-ra-kid′e-an)
SYN: intraspinal. [intra- + G. rachis, spine]

intrascrotal (in′tra-skro′tal)
Within the scrotum.

intraspinal (in′tra-spi′nal)
Within the vertebral canal or spinal cord. SYN: intrarrhachidian, intrarachidian.

intrasplenic (in′tra-splen′ik)
Within the spleen.

intrastromal (in′tra-stro′mal)
Within the stroma or foundation substance of any organ or part.

intrasynovial (in′tra-si-no′ve-al)
Within the synovial sac of a joint or a synovial tendon sheath.

intratarsal (in′tra-tar′sal)
Within the tarsus; among the tarsal bones.

intrathecal (in′tra-the′kal)
1. Within a sheath. 2. Within either the subarachnoid or the subdural space.

intrathoracic (in′tra-tho-ras′ik)
Within the cavity of the chest.

intratonsillar (in′tra-ton-si-lar)
Within the substance of a tonsil.

intratubal (in′tra-too′bal)
Within any tube. SYN: intraluminal.

intratubular (in′tra-too′bu-lar)
Within any tubule.

intratympanic (in′tra-tim-pan′ik)
Within the middle ear or tympanic cavity.

intrauterine (in′tra-u′ter-in)
Within the uterus.




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