supravital

adjective su·pra·vi·tal \ -ˈvī-tᵊl \

Definition of supravital

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

supravitally

play \-tᵊl-ē\ adverb

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supravital

adjective su·pra·vi·tal \ -ˈvīt-ᵊl \

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

supravitally

play \-ᵊl-ē\ adverb

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