Definition of transmural in English:

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Pronunciation: /tranzˈmjʊːr(ə)l/
Pronunciation: /trɑːnz-/ Pronunciation: /-ns-/


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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