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supravital

[ soo-pruh-vahyt-l ]
/ ˌsu prəˈvaɪt l /
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adjective Histology.

pertaining to or involving a staining method for a preparation of living cells.

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Origin of supravital

First recorded in 1915–20; supra- + vital
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Medical definitions for supravital

supravital
[ sōō′prə-vītl ]

adj.

Relating to or capable of staining living cells after their removal from a living or recently dead organism.
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