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extrinsic

adjective accessory, added, additional, alien, apart, applied from without, collateral, contingent, derived from without, exterior, external, extra, extraneous, extrinsical, foreign, incidental, irrelevant, nonessential, peripheral, secondary, separate, strange, subordinate, subsidiary, supplemental, unessential
Associated concepts: extrinsic agreements, extrinsic ambiiuity, extrinsic circumstances, extrinsic evidence, extrinsic facts, extrinsic fraud, extrinsic mistake
See also: alien, extraneous, foreign, incidental, nonessential, unessential, unnecessary

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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albopictus mosquitoes because transmission rate was higher and extrinsic incubation period was shorter for the former.
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Carter was a quarantine officer and a field epidemiologist, best known for his discovery in 1898 of the extrinsic incubation period of yellow fever.