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in·trin·sic

 (ĭn-trĭn′zĭk, -sĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the essential nature of a thing; inherent.
2. Anatomy Situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts. Used of certain nerves and muscles.

[Middle English intrinsique, inner, from Old French intrinseque, from Late Latin intrīnsecus, inward, from Latin, inwardly; see en in Indo-European roots.]

in·trin′si·cal·ly adv.

intrinsic

(ɪnˈtrɪnsɪk) or

intrinsical

adj
1. of or relating to the essential nature of a thing; inherent
2. (Anatomy) anatomy situated within or peculiar to a part: intrinsic muscles.
[C15: from Late Latin intrinsecus from Latin, inwardly, from intrā within + secus alongside; related to sequī to follow]
inˈtrinsically adv

in•trin•sic

(ɪnˈtrɪn sɪk, -zɪk)

also in•trin′si•cal,



adj.
1. belonging to a thing by its very nature: intrinsic value.
2. (of certain muscles, nerves, etc.) belonging to or lying within a given part.
[1480–90; < Medieval Latin intrinsecus inward]
in•trin′si•cal•ly, adv.
syn: See essential.

intrinsic

- Latin intrinsecus, "on the inside," came to be the English intrinsic, "inner, internal" and "inherent."
See also related terms for inherent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intrinsic - belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey
inalienable, unalienable - incapable of being repudiated or transferred to another; "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"
essential - basic and fundamental; "the essential feature"
extrinsic - not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside; "extrinsic evidence"; "an extrinsic feature of the new building"; "that style is something extrinsic to the subject"; "looking for extrinsic aid"
2.intrinsic - situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts; "intrinsic muscles"
anatomy, general anatomy - the branch of morphology that deals with the structure of animals
internal - happening or arising or located within some limits or especially surface; "internal organs"; "internal mechanism of a toy"; "internal party maneuvering"

intrinsic

intrinsic

adjective
Forming an essential element, as arising from the basic structure of an individual:
Translations
luontainenolennainen
intrinsičanprirođensvojstven

intrinsic

[ɪnˈtrɪnsɪk] ADJintrínseco
intrinsic valuevalor m intrínseco
stress is intrinsic to the jobel estrés es algo inherente al trabajo
the harp and fiddle are intrinsic to Irish musicel arpa y el violín son intrínsecos a or característicos de la música irlandesa

intrinsic

[ɪnˈtrɪnsɪk] adj [value, interest] → intrinsèque
He believed in the intrinsic superiority of his people → Il croyait en la supériorité intrinsèque de son peuple.

intrinsic

adj merit, valueimmanent; (= essential)wesenhaft, wesentlich; intrinsic evidence (Jur) → reiner Urkundenbeweis; is this form intrinsic to the poem?ist dies eine dem Gedicht innewohnende Form? (geh); financial insecurity is intrinsic to capitalismfinanzielle Unsicherheit gehört zum Wesen des Kapitalismus

intrinsic

[ɪnˈtrɪnsɪk] adjintrinseco/a

in·trin·sic

a. intrínseco-a, esencial, exclusivo-a. V.: inherent.

intrinsic

adj intrínseco
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