supravital stain n.
A procedure in which living tissue is removed from the body and cells are placed in a nontoxic dye solution so that their vital processes may be studied.
adjective, Histology. 1. pertaining to or involving a staining method for a preparation of living cells. 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.
supraversion su·pra·ver·sion (sōō’prə-vûr’zhən) n. The act or an instance of turning upward. The condition in which a tooth is out of the line of occlusion in an occlusal direction, resulting in a deep overbite. The act or process of moving the eyes upwards. Also called sursumversion.
noun 1. top yeast. noun 1. yeast that rises to the surface as froth during fermentation.
noun 1. the action or process of giving a finished surface to something. 2. the material with which something is surfaced. 3. the act or an instance of rising to the surface of a body of water. noun 1. the outer face, outside, or exterior boundary of a thing; outermost or uppermost layer or area. […]