intra-

prefix

in·​tra-
ˈin-trə,
-(ˌ)trä
1
a
: within
intragalactic
b
: during
intraday
c
: between layers of
intradermal
2
: intro-
an intramuscular injection

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin, from Latin intra, from Old Latin *interus, adjective, inward — more at interior

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Cite this Entry

“Intra-.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intra-. Accessed 13 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

intra-

prefix
in·​tra-
ˌin-trə,
ˌin-(ˌ)trä
1
a
: within
intramural
b
: between layers of
intradermal
2
: intro- sense 1
intravenous
Etymology

derived from Latin intra "within, between"

Legal Definition

intra-

prefix
1
: within
intrastate
2
: during
intraday

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