Definition of transmural in English:

transmural

adjective

Medicine
  • Existing or occurring across the entire wall of an organ or blood vessel.

    • ‘Localized rebound tenderness signifies only limited and localized transmural inflammation.’
    • ‘The resected portion of stomach had a hemorrhagic, necrotic thickened wall and showed extensive, acute suppurative inflammation, especially in the submucosa, with focal transmural involvement.’
    • ‘There were also multiple areas of hemorrhagic necrosis with transmural extension.’
    • ‘A transmural recent hemorrhage was noted at the distal resection margin, consistent with a history of recent perforation.’
    • ‘The right ventricular free wall displayed numerous areas with nearly transmural adiposity.’

Pronunciation:

transmural

/transˈmyo͝orəl//tranz-/