Meaning of INTERNAL in English

— internality, internalness , n. — internally , adv.

/in terr"nl/ , adj.

1. situated or existing in the interior of something; interior.

2. of, pertaining to, or noting the inside or inner part.

3. Pharm. oral (def. 4).

4. existing, occurring, or found within the limits or scope of something; intrinsic: a theory having internal logic.

5. of or pertaining to the domestic affairs of a country: the internal politics of a nation.

6. existing solely within the individual mind: internal malaise.

7. coming from, produced, or motivated by the psyche or inner recesses of the mind; subjective: an internal response.

8. Anat. , Zool. inner; not superficial; away from the surface or next to the axis of the body or of a part: the internal carotid artery.

9. present or occurring within an organism or one of its parts: an internal organ.


10. Usually, internals . entrails; innards.

11. an inner or intrinsic attribute.

[ 1500-10; internalis, equiv. to L intern ( us ) INTERN 3 + alis -AL 1 ]

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