in vivo

in vivo

[in vee-voh]
noun
(of a biological process) occurring or made to occur within a living organism or natural setting.
Compare in vitro.


Origin:
1900–05; < Latin in vīvō in (something) alive

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in vivo (ɪn ˈviːvəʊ)
 
adv, —adj
(of biological processes or experiments) occurring or carried out in the living organism
 
[New Latin, literally: in a living (thing)]

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in vivo in vi·vo (vē'vō)
adj.
Within a living organism.


in vivo adv.
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in vivo   (ĭn vē'vō)  Pronunciation Key 
Inside a living organism. Compare in vitro.
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in vivo [(in vee-voh)]

In nature; literally, “in life.” In vivo conditions are distinguished from those that might exist only in a laboratory. (Compare in vitro.)

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