Definition of transmural in English:


Line breaks: trans|mural
Pronunciation: /tranzˈmjʊːr(ə)l
, trɑːnz-, -ns-/


  • Existing or occurring across the entire wall of an organ or blood vessel.
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    • 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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