intra vitam

[ in-truh vahy-tam ]
/ ˈɪn trə ˈvaɪ tæm /
Biology

adverb

during life: the staining of tissues intra vitam.

adjective

occurring during life; intravital: an intravitam diagnosis of rabies.

Nearby words

  1. intoxicative,
  2. intr,
  3. intr.,
  4. intra muros,
  5. intra vires,
  6. intra-,
  7. intra-abdominal,
  8. intra-aortic balloon device,
  9. intra-aortic balloon pump,
  10. intra-arterial

Origin of intra vitam

First recorded in 1880–85, intra vitam is from the Latin word intrā vītam

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Medicine definitions for intra vitam

intra vitam

[ ĭntrə vītăm ]

adv.

During life.

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