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Definition of extrinsic:

  1. Attached partly to an organ or limb and partly to some other part - said of certain groups of muscles. Opposed to intrinsic.
  2. Not contained in or belonging to a body; external; outward; unessential; - opposed to intrinsic.


extraneous, extramural, accidental, institutional, internal, fringe, external, extramural, under the banner of something, adscititious, foreign, house, on the inside, alien, inner, native, adventitious, supervenient, outside.

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