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Transmural

Definition

adjective

(1) Across or through a wall, e.g. the wall of an organ, a cyst, a hollow structure, or any other bodily structure.

(2) Pertaining to the entire thickness of the wall of an organ or cavity, as transmural myocardial infarction.


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Word origin: trans-_ L. Murus, wall
Related forms: transmurally (adverb)

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