in silico

in sil·i·co

adverb or adjective \in-ˈsi-li-ˌkō\

Definition of IN SILICO

:  in or on a computer :  done or produced by using computer software or simulation <in silico predictions> <dissect a frog in silico>

Origin of IN SILICO

New Latin, literally, in silicon
First Known Use: 1992


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