Meaning of extern
Pronunciation: (ek'stûrn for 3 also ik&sylpstûrn'), [key]
- a person connected with an institution but not residing in it, as a doctor or medical student at a hospital.
- a nun of a strictly enclosed order, as the Carmelites, who resides inside the convent but outside its enclosure and who chiefly goes on outside errands.
- external; outer.
- extern (Thesaurus)