Definitions for intramuralˌɪn trəˈmyʊər əl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

in•tra•mu•ralˌɪn trəˈmyʊər əl(adj.)

  1. involving only students at the same school or college.

    Category: Education

  2. being or occurring within the walls, boundaries, or confines, as of an institution or organization.

    Ref: Compare extramural. 2

  3. being inside the wall surrounding an anatomical organ or cavity.

    Category: Anatomy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intramural(adj)

    carried on within the bounds of an institution or community

    "most of the students participated actively in the college's intramural sports program"


  1. intramural(Noun)

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

  2. intramural(Adjective)

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

    Intramural sports involve teams that are all within the same school.

  3. intramural(Adjective)

    Within the substance of the walls of an organ.

    intramural pregnancy

  4. Origin: From Latin intramuralis, from prefix intra-, within, + murus, wall, + adjective suffix -alis

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intramural(adj)

    being within the walls, as of a city

  2. Intramural(adj)

    being within the substance of the walls of an organ; as, intramural pregnancy


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