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in vitro

adverb or adjective in vi·tro \in-ˈvē-(ˌ)trō, -ˈvi-, -ˈwē-\

: outside the body

Full Definition of IN VITRO

:  outside the living body and in an artificial environment

Origin of IN VITRO

New Latin, literally, in glass
First Known Use: circa 1894
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in vitro

adverb or adjective in vi·tro \in-ˈvē-(ˌ)trō, -ˈvi-\

Medical Definition of IN VITRO

:  outside the living body and in an artificial environment <growth of cells in vitro> <in vitro studies>

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