intracranial intracranial  /ˌɪn trə ˈkreɪ ni əl/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) within the skull

Usage(s):

  1. Both sides agreed that Matthew Eappen died from massive intracranial bleeding.
  2. Both sides agreed that Matthew Eappen died from massive intracranial bleeding.
  3. From his father's three doctors he learned more details about the fact that Joseph Kennedy had suffered an intracranial thrombosis, a blood clot in an artery in the brain.

News

  • Earlier treatment following stroke linked with reduced risk of in-hospital death

    In a study that included nearly 60,000 patients with acute ischemic stroke, thrombolytic treatment (to help dissolve a blood clot) that was started more rapidly after symptom onset was associated with reduced in-hospital mortality and intracranial hemorrhage and higher rates of independent walking ability at discharge and discharge to home, according to a study in the June 19 issue of JAMA.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

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