intraosseous (intră-oss-iŭs) adj. within a bone. i. needle a wide-bore needle for insertion directly into the bone marrow of (usually) the tibia in children, used only in emergencies to administer drugs and fluids to an unconscious patient when no other means of intravenous access can be gained.
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