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intravital

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adjective in·tra·vi·tal \-ˈvī-təl\

Definition of intravital

  1. 1 :  performed upon or found in a living subject

  2. 2 :  having or utilizing the property of staining cells within a living body — compare supravital

in·tra·vi·tal·ly play \-təl-ē\ adverb


Origin of intravital

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1890

Rhymes with intravital


Medical Dictionary

intravital

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adjective in·tra·vi·tal \-ˈvīt-əl\

Medical Definition of intravital

  1. 1:  performed upon or found in a living subject

  2. 2:  having or utilizing the property of staining cells without killing them—compare supravital

  3. in·tra·vi·tal·ly \-əl-ē\play adverb




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