Definition of Intramural

1. Adjective. Carried on within the bounds of an institution or community. "Most of the students participated actively in the college's intramural sports program"

Similar to: Internal, Intragroup
Antonyms: Extramural

Definition of Intramural

1. a. Being within the walls, as of a city.

Definition of Intramural

1. Adjective. Within the walls; within one institution, particularly a school. ¹

2. Adjective. Within the substance of the walls of an organ. ¹

3. Noun. A (usually sports) competition between teams belonging to the same school. ¹

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Definition of Intramural

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Intramural

1. 1. Being within the walls, as of a city. 2. Being within the substance of the walls of an organ; as, intramural pregnancy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intramural

intramolecular lyases
intramolecular oxidoreductases
intramolecular transferases
intramural (current term)
intramural bowel gas
intramural oesophageal dissection
intramural practice
intramural pregnancy
intramuscular injection
intranasal anaesthesia

Literary usage of Intramural

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1. The Organization and Administration of Physical Education by Jesse Feiring Williams (1922)
"Organizations in intramural sport.—Some games lead easily to intramural organization. It is reported that in Oregon and Washington great strides have been ..."

2. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"Of these, 22 had small intramural and some small subserous myomata; 17, medium size and large intramural myomata; 5, ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1902)
"Ascites, one and a half years duration ; intramural operation, no drainage. Recovery; ascites did not recur, general health no better.«« 50. Bidwell, 1900. ..."

4. A Treatise on Diseases of the Anus, Rectum, and Pelvic Colon by James Percival Tuttle (1902)
"In a very small number of cases the infection may be circumscribed in the submucous tissue of the intestinal wall and thus form an intramural abscess of the ..."

5. Gonorrhea in Women: Its Pathology, Symptomatology, Diagnosis, and Treatment by Charles Camblos Norris (1913)
"GONORRHEAL intramural ABSCESS OF THE UTERUS Gonorrheal intramural abscess of the uterus is an extremely rare condition. This may be explained by the fact ..."

6. Punch by Mark Lemon, Henry Mayhew, Tom Taylor, Shirley Brooks, Francis Cowley Burnand, Owen Seaman (1850)
"... of intramural gr<tve>ards. Some delicate subjects, even of the male sex, cannot endure this process, ..."

7. The St. Louis Electrical Handbook: Being a Guide for Visitors from Abroad (1904)
"P0WER F0R intramural RAILWAY The intramural Railway plant constitutes one of the ... The generating units for the intramural are divided into two groups. ..."

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