adjective \-ˈvī-təl\

Definition of SUPRAVITAL

:  having or utilizing the property of staining cells or tissues removed from a living body <supravital dyes> — compare intravital
su·pra·vi·tal·ly \-təl-ē\ adverb


International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1919

Rhymes with SUPRAVITAL


adjective \-ˈvīt-əl\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SUPRAVITAL

: 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
su·pra·vi·tal·ly \-əl-ē\ adverb


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