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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.
Supplement
Word origin: trans– L. Murus, wall

Related forms: transmurally (adverb)
Related term:

  • transmural pressure


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