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[in-truh-myoo r-uh l] /ˌɪn trəˈmyʊər əl/

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

1846, literally “within the walls,” from intra- “within” + Latin muralis “pertaining to a wall,” from murus “wall” (see mural). Activity “within the walls” of a city, building, community, school, etc. Equivalent to Late Latin intramuranus.


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  • Intramural hematoma

    intramural hematoma in·tra·mu·ral hematoma (ĭn’trə-myur’əl) n. A hematoma in the wall of a structure, such as the bowel or bladder, usually resulting from trauma.

  • Intramural pregnancy

    intramural pregnancy n. An ectopic pregnancy developing in the uterine portion of the fallopian tube. Also called interstitial pregnancy.

  • Intra-muros

    [in-trah moo-rohs; English in-truh myoo r-ohs] /ˈɪn trɑ ˈmu roʊs; English ˈɪn trə ˈmyʊər oʊs/ adverb, Latin. 1. within the walls, as of a city.

  • Intramuscular

    [in-truh-muhs-kyuh-ler] /ˌɪn trəˈmʌs kyə lər/ adjective 1. located or occurring within a muscle. /ˌɪntrəˈmʌskjʊlə/ adjective 1. (anatomy) within a muscle: an intramuscular injection Abbreviation (esp of an injection) IM, i.m adj. 1874, from intra- + muscular. intramuscular in·tra·mus·cu·lar (ĭn’trə-mŭs’kyə-lər) adj. Within a muscle.

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