extramural extramural

Definition(s):

  • (adj) carried on outside the bounds of an institution or community

Usage(s):

  1. Beyond these services, the extramural-hospital system offers the stay-at-homes trained therapists and household help.
  2. Indeed, a number of companies engaged in some bizarre extramural activities.
  3. Although it has been completed for five months, Cool has been held from release by a variety of intra-and extramural crises.

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  1. "Academic freedom protects you from retaliation for your extramural remarks, but it does not protect you from being prohibited from teaching in an area where you are not professionally competent, and there are doubts on whether she has the...
    on Jul 8, 2009 By: Cary Nelson Source: Inside Higher Ed

  2. "NIH oversight of the extramural program is lax and leaves people with nothing more than questions," said Grassley in a letter to Zerhouni that he inserted into the Congressional Record on 4 June.
    on Sep 16, 2009 By: Charles Grassley Source: Nature.com (subscription)

  3. "It's very much a kabuki stage," Graham says of the set design, "that really demands a kind of pristine and generally sincere approach to the drama within it, without giving it extramural glosses, like A-bombs and all that. There have been so...
    on Nov 3, 2006 By: Colin Graham Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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