Of or relating to the essential nature of a thing; inherent.
Anatomy. Situated within or belonging solely to the organ or body part on which it acts. Used of certain nerves and muscles.
[Middle English intrinsique, inner, from Old French intrinseque, from Late Latin intrīnsecus, inward, from Latin, inwardly.]
Situated entirely within, or pertaining exclusively to, a part.
1. being or located further inside an inner room
2. happening or occurring inside inner movement
3. relating to the soul, mind, spirit, etc. inner feelings
4. more profound or obscure; less apparent the inner meaning
5. exclusive or private inner regions of the party
6. (Chemistry) Chem (of a compound) having a cyclic structure formed or apparently formed by reaction of one functional group in a molecule with another group in the same molecule an inner ester