[ in-truh vahy-tam ]
/ ˈɪn trə ˈvaɪ tæm /
during life: the staining of tissues intra vitam.
occurring during life; intravital: an intravitam diagnosis of rabies.
Inter- vs Intra-What’s the difference between the interstate highway and the intrastate highway? Inter- is a prefix that means between two groups, and intra- is a prefix which means within or inside one group. Inter- and intra- are both prefixes, which are groups of letters that are placed at the beginning of a word in order to change its meaning. Inter- Inter- is a common prefix that …
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- intra muros,
- intra vires,
- intra-aortic balloon device,
- intra-aortic balloon pump,
Origin of intra vitam
First recorded in 1880–85, intra vitam is from the Latin word intrā vītam
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[ ĭn′trə vī′tăm ]
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