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  1. Intrafallopian Intrafallopian
    Intrafallopian: A term meaning "within the fallopian tube." There are two fallopian tubes in female mammals, including human females. These tubes are also called oviducts. They serve as passageways connecting the egg-producing ovaries to the uterus (womb) in the pelvis. After an egg is produced by...
  2. Intrahepatic Intrahepatic
    Intrahepatic: Within the liver. ...
  3. Intramuscular (IM) Intramuscular (IM)
    Intramuscular (IM): An intramuscular (IM) medication is given by needle into the muscle. This is as opposed to a medication that is given by a needle, for example, into the skin (intradermal) or just below the skin (subcutaneous) or into a vein (intravenous)....
  4. Intraocular Intraocular
    Intraocular: In the eye. The intraocular pressure is the pressure within the eye....
  5. Intraocular lens Intraocular lens
    Intraocular lens: An artificial lens made of plastic, silicone, acrylic or other material that is implanted inside the eye during cataract surgery. Abbreviated IOL. Removal of the cataract and insertion of the IOL typically takes about an hour and does not require hospitalization. The IOL is implan...
  6. Intraocular melanoma Intraocular melanoma
    Intraocular melanoma: An eye cancer in which the malignant cells arise in the part of the eye called the uvea. The uvea includes the iris (the colored part of the eye), the ciliary body (a muscle in the eye), and the choroid (a layer of tissue in the back of the eye). The uvea contains pigment-prod...
  7. Intraocular pressure Intraocular pressure
    Intraocular pressure: The pressure created by the continual renewal of fluids within the eye. The intraocular pressure is increased in glaucoma. In acute angle-closure glaucoma, the intraocular pressure rises because the canal into which the fluid in the front part of the eye normally drains is ...
  8. Intraocular tension Intraocular tension
    Intraocular tension: The pressure within the eye. See: Intraocular pressure....
  9. Intraoperative Intraoperative
    Intraoperative: During surgery. Literally, within surgery. Intraoperative hemorrhage is bleeding during surgery....
  10. Intraoperative blood salvage Intraoperative blood salvage
    Intraoperative blood salvage: The recovery of blood that has been lost into a body cavity during surgery or due to trauma. This blood can then be reintroduced into the patient's circulation, reducing the need for donor blood transfusion....
  11. Intraoperative radiation therapy Intraoperative radiation therapy
    Intraoperative radiation therapy: Radiation treatment given during surgery. Also called IORT. See also radiation therapy....
  12. Intraoral Intraoral
    Intraoral: Within the mouth....
  13. Intraperitoneal Intraperitoneal
    Intraperitoneal: Within the peritoneal cavity, the area that contains the abdominal organs....
  14. Intraperitoneal chemotherapy Intraperitoneal chemotherapy
    Intraperitoneal chemotherapy: Treatment in which anticancer drugs are put directly into the abdomen through a thin tube....
  15. Intrastromal corneal ring Intrastromal corneal ring
    Intrastromal corneal ring: A plastic ring designed to be implanted in the cornea, the transparent structure in the front of the eye. The aim of the corneal ring implant is to flatten the cornea and in so doing to correct or reduce the degree of myopia (nearsightedness). The ring is called an ...