Meaning of extrinsic
Pronunciation: (ik-strin'sik, -zik), [key]
- not essential or inherent; not a basic part or quality; extraneous: facts that are extrinsic to the matter under discussion.
- being outside a thing; outward or external; operating or coming from without: extrinsic influences.
- (of certain muscles, nerves, etc.) originating outside the anatomical limits of a part.
- extrinsic (Thesaurus)