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1. Existing or carried on within the bounds of an institution, especially a school: intramural athletics.
2. Anatomy Occurring or situated within the wall of a cavity or organ.

in′tra·mu′ral·ly adv.


1. (Education) education chiefly US and Canadian operating within or involving those in a single establishment
2. (Anatomy) anatomy within the walls of a cavity or hollow organ
ˌintraˈmurally adv


(ˌɪn trəˈmyʊər əl)

1. involving only students at the same school or college.
2. being or occurring within the walls, boundaries, or confines, as of an institution or organization. Compare extramural.
3. being inside the wall surrounding an anatomical organ or cavity.
in`tra•mu′ral•ly, adv.


Located or taking place within the boundaries of a college or university.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intramural - carried on within the bounds of an institution or community; "most of the students participated actively in the college's intramural sports program"
extramural - carried on outside the bounds of an institution or community; "extramural sports"


[ˌɪntrəˈmjʊərəl] ADJ (US) (Univ) → dentro de la universidad; (= within organization, country) → interno


adj (esp Univ) courseinnerhalb der Universität; activitiesstudienspezifisch
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Between June 2008 and November 2012, we prospectively recruited 83 women with unexplained infertility and intramural myomas.
Si lo hace por el espesor de la pared vesical, sin abrirse en el trigono, sino mas distalmente, se denomina intramural [3,8].
Intraluminal, intramesenteric, and retroperitoneal hemorrhage can occur with intramural hematoma [6], especially when the duodenum is involved [8].
An upper gastrointestinal endoscopy demonstrated an anterolateral intramural haematoma at 20 cm extending to the gastrooesophageal junction (Figure 2), with no obvious underlying oesophageal mucosal lesion.
"Our intramural netball programme has 40 teams alone, in addition to the nine teams playing in Bucs competitions - that's 49 teams and over 700 students playing weekly in one sport.

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