intramural

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin intramuralis, from intra (within) + muralis (of a wall)

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intramural (comparative more intramural, superlative most intramural)

  1. Within the walls; within one institution, particularly a school.
    Intramural sports involve teams that are all within the same school.
  2. Within the substance of the walls of an organ.
    intramural pregnancy

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Noun[edit]

intramural (plural intramurals)

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