[ UK /ɛkstɹˈɪnzɪk/ ]
[ US /ɛkˈstɹɪnsɪk/ ]
  1. not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside
    that style is something extrinsic to the subject
    looking for extrinsic aid
    an extrinsic feature of the new building
    extrinsic evidence
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How To Use extrinsic In A Sentence

  • The extrinsic or transmitted movements of the esophagus are respiratory and pulsatory, and to a slight extent, bechic. Bronchoscopy and Esophagoscopy A Manual of Peroral Endoscopy and Laryngeal Surgery
  • Conversely, the extrinsic properties of artifacts can provide chronological information that seriation cannot.
  • The "extrinsic" pathway involves transmembrane, extracellular receptor-dependent activation of caspase-8 (and possibly -10). The Scientist
  • The extrinsic muscles of the larynx control the degree of tension on the vocal cords, and the intrinsic muscles regulate the glottis.
  • Distinguish between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation.
  • Besides requiring vitamin K, these extrinsic factors need carbon dioxide and oxygen for carboxylation.
  • The parol evidence rule precludes extrinsic evidence when the document is clear and unambiguous on its face.
  • The upshot is that strong global and strong individual supervenience come apart “only when extrinsic properties are present in the supervenient set but disallowed from the subvenient base,” as Kim and others predicted (see Supervenience
  • A prospective study would also be useful in assessing the intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors at play in short track speed skating.
  • And why should such broad, self-evidently adaptable phrases be interpreted solely according to what any ratifier thought, particularly when it appears that: (a) at least some chose those phrases precisely to accommodate changes they could not foresee and (b) many rejected the notion, necessarily embraced by originalists, that legal texts like the Constitution ought to be interpreted by reference to extrinsic historical materials? Nan Aron: Justice Scalia Pulls Out the Old "I'm With Stupid" T-Shirt
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