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British Dictionary definitions for intra-
- within; insideintravenous
from Latin intrā on the inside, within; see interior
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Word Origin and History for intra-
word-forming element meaning "within, inside, on the inside," from Latin intra "on the inside, within," related to inter "between," from PIE *en-t(e)ro-, from root *en "in" (see in). Commonly opposed to extra-, but the use of intra as a prefix was rare in classical Latin.
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- A prefix meaning inside or within, as in intravenous, within a vein.
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