supravital

[soo-pruh-vahyt-l]

adjective Histology.

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

Origin of supravital

First recorded in 1915–20; supra- + vital
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supravital in Medicine

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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