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Monday, July 03, 2006

Word for the Week: intrinsic


adj 1: belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey [syn: intrinsical] [ant: extrinsic] 2: situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts; "intrinsic muscles"

Source: WordNet ® 2.0, © 2003 Princeton University

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