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Within the skin; intradermal.

in′tra·cu·ta′ne·ous·ly adv.
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(Anatomy) anatomy within the skin. Also: intradermal
ˌintracuˈtaneously adv
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(ˌɪn trəˈdɜr məl)

also in`tra•der′mic,

1. being, occurring, or located within the dermis.
2. going between the layers of the skin, as an injection.
in`tra•der′mal•ly, in`tra•der′mi•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.intracutaneous - relating to areas between the layers of the skin; "an intradermal injection"
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adj (Med) → intrakutan (spec), → in der Haut (gelegen); intracutaneous injectionInjektion fin die Haut
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[2] Intracutaneous injection of sterile water in the skin over the sacrum have been shown to relieve the pain of labour without concerns that the method might harm the mother and/ or foetus or slow the labour pattern.
"If not already dead, this injection would have killed the child!," She said, adding, "Intracutaneous injection with adrenalin may be used if any other resuscitation measure does not succeed.
Since experimental animal models have only shown minor tissue damage after intracutaneous injection or extravasation, a gadolinium agent offers an acceptable safety profile for intracutaneous administration at the recommended dose, even if it is still considered as an off-label use [5-8].
The intracutaneous injection technique and examination of injection sites of all patients were conducted by the same pain specialist, who had >20 years of clinical experience.
Allergy skin testing was performed at baseline and after 2 years by intracutaneous injection of 0.02 mL Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus in the forearm (concentration 30 SQU/mL, manufactured by ALK-Abello, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands).