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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·trin·sic /ɛkˈstrɪnzɪk, ˈstrɪn(t)sɪk/
 (a.)外在的,外來的,外表的

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·trin·sic /ɛkˈstrɪnzɪk, ˈstrɪn(t)sɪk/ 形容詞
 外,外部的,外在的

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 extrinsic
      adj : 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" [ant: intrinsic]