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internal

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adjective in·ter·nal \in-ˈtərn-əl\

Medical Definition of internal

  1. 1:  existing or situated within the limits or surface of something: asa:  situated near the inside of the body <an internal layer of abdominal muscle>b:  situated on the side toward the midsagittal plane of the body <the internal surface of the lung>

  2. 2:  present or arising within an organism or one of its parts <an internal stimulus>

  3. 3:  applied or intended for application through the stomach by being swallowed <an internal remedy>

internally \in-ˈtərn-əl-ē\play adverb




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