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supravital

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adjective su·pra·vi·tal \-ˈvī-təl\

Definition of supravital

  1. :  having or utilizing the property of staining cells or tissues removed from a living body <supravital dyes> — compare intravital

su·pra·vi·tal·ly play \-təl-ē\ adverb


Origin of supravital

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1919

Rhymes with supravital


Medical Dictionary

supravital

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adjective su·pra·vi·tal \-ˈvīt-əl\

Medical Definition of supravital

  1. :  constituting or relating to the staining of living tissues or cells surviving after removal from a living body by dyes that penetrate living substance but induce more or less rapid degenerative changes—compare intravital 2

  2. su·pra·vi·tal·ly \-əl-ē\play adverb




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