Definition of transmural in English:

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transmural

Pronunciation: /transˈmyo͝orəl/ /tranz-/

adjective

Medicine
Existing or occurring across the entire wall of an organ or blood vessel.
Example sentences
  • Localized rebound tenderness signifies only limited and localized transmural inflammation.
  • There were also multiple areas of hemorrhagic necrosis with transmural extension.
  • The resected portion of stomach had a hemorrhagic, necrotic thickened wall and showed extensive, acute suppurative inflammation, especially in the submucosa, with focal transmural involvement.

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Syllabification: trans·mu·ral

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