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In vitro


/in ˈvēˌtrō/

Adjective

1. In an artificial environment outside the living organism.(wiktionary.org)

2. Of a biological process occurring in an artificial environment outside the living organism. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu)

Adverb

1. In an artificial environment outside the living organism. (wordnetweb.princeton.edu)

Syn: ex vivo

Word origin: Latin; “in a test tube, culture dish, etc.;” literally “in glass”

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