Intramural In`tra*mu"ral, a. 1. Being within the walls, as of a city. [1913 Webster]

2. Hence: Of or pertaining to those activities occurring within a single institution or organization, such as intramural sports involving students of a single school; an intramural debate within a professional society. [PJC]

3. (Anat. & Med.) Being within the substance of the walls of an organ; as, intramural pregnancy. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Intramural — (von lat. intra „hinein“, „innen“ und murus „Mauer“) ist ein anatomischer und pathologischer Begriff. Er bedeutet „in der Organwand gelegen“. Damit soll ausgedrückt werden, dass eine Struktur oder ein Prozess – beispielsweise ein Nerv, eine… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • intramural — [in΄trəmyoor′əl] adj. [ INTRA + MURAL] 1. within the walls or limits of a city, college, etc. 2. between or among members of the same school, college, etc. [intramural athletics] 3. Anat. within the substance of the walls of an organ intramurally …   English World dictionary

  • intramural — Relativo a acontecimientos o estructuras en las paredes de un órgano, una parte del cuerpo o una cavidad. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • intramural — adj. Within the walls; within the confines or boundaries of an organization or institution. See also extramural The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • intramural —   [zu lateinisch murus »Mauer«], Anatomie: in einer Organwand gelegen. intramurales System, in der Wand von Herz, Gebärmutter, Scheide, Harnblase und Verdauungskanal gelegenes System sympathischer Nervenzellen und Ganglien. * * * in|tra|mu|ral… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • intramural — 1846, lit. within the walls, from INTRA (Cf. intra ) within + L. muralis pertaining to a wall, from murus wall (see MURAL (Cf. mural)). Activity within the walls of a city, building, community, school, etc. Equivalent to L.L. intramuranus …   Etymology dictionary

  • intramural — ► ADJECTIVE 1) situated or done within a building. 2) forming part of normal university or college studies. ORIGIN from INTRA (Cf. ↑intra ) + Latin murus wall …   English terms dictionary

  • intramural — adjective Date: 1846 1. a. being or occurring within the limits usually of a community, organization, or institution < intramural squabbles > b. competed only within the student body < intramural sports > 2. situated or occurring within the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intramural — intramurally, adv. /in treuh myoor euhl/, adj. 1. involving only students at the same school or college: intramural athletics. 2. within the walls, boundaries, or enclosing units, as of a city, institution, or building. Cf. extramural. 3. Anat.… …   Universalium

  • intramural — Within the substance of the wall of any cavity or hollow organ. SYN: intraparietal (1). * * * in·tra·mu·ral myu̇r əl adj situated or occurring within the substance of the walls of an organ <intramural infarction> <failure of or delay in… …   Medical dictionary

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