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 (ĭn′tĭ-grəl, ĭn-tĕg′rəl)
1. Essential or necessary for completeness; constituent: The kitchen is an integral part of a house.
2. Possessing everything essential; entire.
3. (ĭn′tĭ-grəl) Mathematics
a. Expressed or expressible as or in terms of integers.
b. Expressed as or involving integrals.
1. A complete unit; a whole.
2. (ĭn′tĭ-grəl) Mathematics
a. A number computed by a limiting process in which the domain of a function, often an interval or planar region, is divided into arbitrarily small units, the value of the function at a point in each unit is multiplied by the linear or areal measurement of that unit, and all such products are summed.
b. A definite integral.
c. An indefinite integral.

[Middle English, from Old French, from Medieval Latin integrālis, making up a whole, from Latin integer, complete; see integer.]

in′te·gral′i·ty (-grăl′ĭ-tē) n.
in′te·gral·ly adv.
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Noun1.integrality - the state of being total and completeintegrality - the state of being total and complete; "he read the article in its entirety"; "appalled by the totality of the destruction"
completeness - the state of being complete and entire; having everything that is needed
full treatment, kit and boodle, kit and caboodle, whole caboodle, whole kit, whole kit and boodle, whole kit and caboodle, whole shebang, whole works, works - everything available; usually preceded by `the'; "we saw the whole shebang"; "a hotdog with the works"; "we took on the whole caboodle"; "for $10 you get the full treatment"
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