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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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2010) students with high level of intrinsic motivation perform much better academically than those who are extrinsically motivated.
Basically three types of conduction mechanism take place for extrinsically conductive composites above the room temperature; electric field radiation, hopping/tunneling of electrons, and electron conduction through particle-particle contact [32, 33].
s (2005) study of early and later adolescents found that death anxiety was lower in intrinsically motivated Protestants than in their extrinsically motivated counterparts.
In sum, we predicted the Ebola condition (in Experiments 1 and 2) and standard MS condition (Experiment 2) would significantly intensify national-security concerns exclusively among extrinsically religious individuals.
On the other hand, buying green may be extrinsically rewarding for consumers who feel that green consumption enhances their social status when others see them using green products.
While silicon has to be extrinsically doped (inserting another element into its crystal structure) to make it n-type or p-type in order for it to work in a semiconductor chip, the BP crystals can operate as both n-type and p-type or something in between, without doping.
One can hardly help noting that the national emphasis on STEM is extrinsically motivated in the first place.
Disagreement with extrinsically rewarding dental hygienists for prosocial efforts was a prevailing theme among all respondents.
The coagulation parameters: PLT, aPTT, PT and FBG were compared with the thromboelastometric parameters: coagulation time (CT), clot formation time (CFT) and maximal clot firmness (MCF) in the following ROTEM[R] tests [13]: intrinsically activated ROTEM[R] assay (INTEM), extrinsically activated ROTEM[R] assay (ExTEM), and fibrinogen activity, a modified EXTEM test with additional PLT inhibitor-cytohalazine D (FIBTEM).
Genetics play a large role in the darkening of our teeth extrinsically and intrinsically, but environmental factors, oral hygiene and nutrition also contribute to the shade of our teeth," he added.
Such is to be compared to Einstein's time when scientists were truly still a rare breed or species--or say, before World War II, a war that changed so many ways of doing things in science and life, in science especially with the hijacking of some old journals and institutions by a plethora of powerful pseudo-scientists and pervasive mediocrity: certainly Einstein would not have survived today's popularity-concocting, narrow-minded, overly pretentious, intrinsically and extrinsically flawed scientific administration laden with closed-minded and pathetically rigid apathy against fundamental scientific novelty, individuality, and originality.
Behavioral problems including ADHD and related cognitive executive dysfunction and, perhaps more extrinsically, poor school performance have now been documented in children with suspected poor sleep.