Inter Alia: Denoting One Among Many with Formality

Zack West
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Inter Alia (in-tur-aye-lee-ah) is the Latin term often used in a formal context such as medical and legal literature to mean “among other things.”

This term is often used to express the context of one possibility among many others without elaborating on specifics.

Example Usage

The amino acid methionine is utilized, inter alia, as a methyl donor to create S-adenosyl l-methionine (SAMe).

Mold biotoxins are toxic compounds that, inter alia, are known to cause those with genetic susceptibility to develop Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome (CIRS) which requires a complex regiment of natural and allopathic therapy to resolve.