supravital

supravital

[soo-pruh-vahyt-l]
adjective Histology.
pertaining to or involving a staining method for a preparation of living cells.

Origin:
1915–20; supra- + vital

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supravital su·pra·vi·tal (sōō'prə-vīt'l)
adj.
Relating to or capable of staining living cells after their removal from a living or recently dead organism.

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