intramural

[ in-truh-myoor-uhl ]
/ ˌɪn trəˈmyʊər əl /

adjective

involving only students at the same school or college: intramural athletics.
within the walls, boundaries, or enclosing units, as of a city, institution, or building.Compare extramural.
Anatomy. being within the substance of a wall, as of an organ.
involving or understood only by members of a single group, profession, etc.: an intramural medical conference.

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Origin of intramural

First recorded in 1840–50; intra- + mural

OTHER WORDS FROM intramural

in·tra·mu·ral·ly, adverb

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH intramural

intermural, intramural .
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British Dictionary definitions for intramural

intramural
/ (ˌɪntrəˈmjʊərəl) /

adjective

education, mainly US and Canadian operating within or involving those in a single establishment
anatomy within the walls of a cavity or hollow organ

Derived forms of intramural

intramurally, adverb
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Medical definitions for intramural

intramural
[ ĭn′trə-myurəl ]

adj.

Occurring or situated within the walls of a cavity or organ.
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