Intra



1.
a prefix meaning “within,” used in the formation of compound words:
intramural.
[ahb in-trah; English ab in-truh] /ɑb ˈɪn trɑ; English æb ˈɪn trə/
adverb, Latin.
1.
from inside; from within.
[in-trah moo-rohs; English in-truh myoo r-ohs] /ˈɪn trɑ ˈmu roʊs; English ˈɪn trə ˈmyʊər oʊs/
adverb, Latin.
1.
within the walls, as of a city.
prefix
1.
within; inside: intravenous

word-forming element meaning “within, inside, on the inside,” from Latin intra “on the inside, within,” related to inter “between,” from PIE *en-t(e)ro-, from root *en “in” (see in). Commonly opposed to extra-, but the use of intra as a prefix was rare in classical Latin.

intra- pref.
Within: intramedullary.
intra-
A prefix meaning “inside” or “within,” as in intravenous, within a vein.

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