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.
- Extrinsic incubation period
extrinsic incubation period n. The interval between the acquisition of an infectious agent by a vector and the vector’s ability to transmit the agent to other susceptible vertebrate hosts.