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verb (used with object), in·tro·mit·ted, in·tro·mit·ting.
  1. to send, put, or let in; introduce; admit.
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Origin of intromit

1375–1425; late Middle English intromitten < Latin intrōmittere to send in, equivalent to intrō- intro- + mittere to send
Related formsin·tro·mis·si·bil·i·ty [in-truh-mis-uh-bil-i-tee] /ˌɪn trəˌmɪs əˈbɪl ɪ ti/, nounin·tro·mis·si·ble, adjectivein·tro·mis·sion [in-truh-mish-uh n] /ˌɪn trəˈmɪʃ ən/, nounin·tro·mis·sive, adjectivein·tro·mit·tent, adjectivein·tro·mit·ter, nounun·in·tro·mis·sive, adjectiveun·in·tro·mit·ted, adjective
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verb -mits, -mitting or -mitted
  1. (tr) rare to enter or insert or allow to enter or be inserted
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Derived Formsintromissible, adjectiveintromissibility, nounintromittent, adjectiveintromitter, noun

Word Origin for intromit

C15: from Latin intrōmittere to send in, from intro- + mittere to send
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intromittent in Medicine


  1. Conveying or sending into a body or cavity.
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  1. To cause or permit to enter; introduce or admit.
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