intravital

adjective
in·tra·vi·tal | \ ˌin-trə-ˈvī-tᵊl , -(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

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intravitally \ˌin-trə-ˈvī-tᵊl-ē, -(ˌ)trä- \ adverb

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circa 1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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intravital

adjective
in·tra·vi·tal | \ -ˈvīt-ᵊl \

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 \ adverb
intravitally stained

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