in·trin·sic adj \in-ˈtrin-zik, -ˈtrin(t)-sik\
: originating or due to causes or factors within a body, organ, or part <intrinsic asthma>
: originating and included wholly within an organ or part—used especially of certain muscles <the cricothyroid is an intrinsic muscle of the larynx>; compare extrinsic 2
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