Origin of externFrench externe from Classical Latin externus: see external
Origin of externLatin externus external ; see external .
- A person affiliated with an institution in a lesser capacity, for example, as a non-resident or as a part-time affiliate.
- Outward form or part; exterior.
(comparative more extern, superlative most extern)
- (obsolete, rare) External; outward; not inherent.
extern - Medical Definition
or externe (ĕk′stûrn′)