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Extrinsic

Ex`trin´sic
a.1.Not contained in or belonging to a body; external; outward; unessential; - opposed to intrinsic.
The extrinsic aids of education and of artificial culture.
- I. Taylor.
2.(Anat.) Attached partly to an organ or limb and partly to some other part; - said of certain groups of muscles. Opposed to intrinsic.
Adj.1.extrinsic - not forming an essential part of a thing or arising or originating from the outside; "extrinsic evidence"; "an extrinsic feature of the new building"; "that style is something extrinsic to the subject"; "looking for extrinsic aid"
Antonyms:
intrinsic, intrinsical - belonging to a thing by its very nature; "form was treated as something intrinsic, as the very essence of the thing"- John Dewey

EVIDENCE, EXTRINSIC. External evidence, or that which is not contained in the body of an agreement, contract, and the like.
     2. It is a general rule that extrinsic evidence cannot be admitted to contradict, explain, vary or change the terms of a contract or of a will, except in a latent ambiguity, or to rebut a resulting trust. 14 John. 1; 1 Day, R. 8; 6 Conn. 270.

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