- during life: the staining of tissues intra vitam.
- occurring during life; intravital: an intravitam diagnosis of rabies.
Origin of intra vitam
First recorded in 1880–85, intra vitam is from the Latin word intrā vītam
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intra vitam(ĭn′trə vī′tăm)
- During life.
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