A substance that is injected into a muscle by a hypodermic syringe, it is usually injected into the upper arm muscle, buttock or thigh. The muscle area that is chosen is important so damage to a blood vessel or nerve can be avoided. See administration

INTRAMUSCULAR INJECTION (IM INJECTION): "Intramuscular Injection (IM INJECTION) is a hypodermic syringe that contains a substance and is injected into a muscle "
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