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intra- From the Latin intra meaning ‘inside’, a prefix meaning ‘within’ or ‘on the inside’.

1. Prefix used in the Folk classification to specify a limestone dominated by intraclasts.

2. General prefix for a process or object found or developed within the setting in question, e.g. ‘intraformational conglomerate’ is a conglomerate derived from within the formation of deposition.

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intra- repr. L. prep. intrā ‘on the inside’, ‘within’, used occas. in late L. as prefix, as in intrāmūrānus lying within the walls. Cf. EXTRA-,

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intra- • prefix (added to adjectives) on the inside; within: intramural intrauterine.

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intra- The Latin intra, meaning ‘inside’, used as a prefix meaning ‘within’ or ‘on the inside’.

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intra- prefix denoting inside; within.