intravital

adjective
in·​tra·​vi·​tal | \ ˌin-trə-ˈvī-tᵊl How to pronounce intravital (audio) , -(ˌ)trä- \

Definition of intravital

1 : performed upon or found in a living subject
2 : having or utilizing the property of staining cells within a living body — compare supravital

Other Words from intravital

intravitally \ ˌin-​trə-​ˈvī-​tᵊl-​ē How to pronounce intravital (audio) , -​(ˌ)trä-​ \ adverb

First Known Use of intravital

circa 1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of intravital was circa 1890

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“Intravital.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intravital. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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intravital

adjective
in·​tra·​vi·​tal | \ -ˈvīt-ᵊl How to pronounce intravital (audio) \

Medical Definition of intravital

1 : performed upon or found in a living subject intravital microscopy
2 : having or utilizing the property of staining cells without killing them intravital dyes — compare supravital

Other Words from intravital

intravitally \ -​ᵊl-​ē How to pronounce intravital (audio) \ adverb
intravitally stained

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