[ek-stri-keyt] /ˈɛk strɪˌkeɪt/
verb (used with object), extricated, extricating.
to free or release from entanglement; disengage:
to extricate someone from a dangerous situation.
to liberate (gas) from combination, as in a chemical process.
to remove or free from complication, hindrance, or difficulty; disentangle
1640s, noun of action of extricate.
1610s, from Latin extricatus, past participle of extricare “disentangle,” perhaps from ex- “out of” + tricae (plural) “perplexities, hindrances,” of unknown origin. Related: Extricated; extricating.
- Extrinsic allergic alveolitis
extrinsic allergic alveolitis n. Pneumoconiosis resulting from hypersensitivity to inhaled organic dust.
[ik-strin-sik, -zik] /ɪkˈstrɪn sɪk, -zɪk/ adjective 1. not essential or inherent; not a basic part or quality; extraneous: facts that are extrinsic to the matter under discussion. 2. being outside a thing; outward or external; operating or coming from without: extrinsic influences. 3. Anatomy. (of certain muscles, nerves, etc.) originating outside the anatomical limits of […]
noun, Anatomy. 1. any of six small muscles that control the horizontal, vertical, and rotating movements of the eyeball.
noun, Biochemistry. 1. . extrinsic factor n. See vitamin B12.